Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chairman or chairwoman. See Usage Notes at man, person.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a chairman or chairwoman, someone who presides over a meeting, board, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; -- same as chair{3} or chairman{1}, but used to achieve a sex-neutral register.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization

Etymologies

chair +‎ person, after chairman and chairwoman (Wiktionary)

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