Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See councilor.

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  • noun A member of a council.
  • noun UK A representative elected to a local authority.
  • noun politics city councillor, a member of a city council.

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

  • noun a member of a council

Etymologies

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Alteration of counsellor, by assimilation with council.

Examples

  • If you look at the tweets it's very very clear that the councillor is tweeting private statements.

    Councillor cleared over 'stupid' scientology tweet

  • - Whom is subordinate the responsibility for rehabilitation (e.g. a certain councillor)?

    Q & A

  • I do know what my councillor is doing, but I am clueless as to who is best choice for school board and I think positions to the school board should be appointed and not voted on.

    Matthew Yglesias » For Less Voting

  • - Whom is subordinate the responsibility for rehabilitation (e.g. a certain councillor)?

    Q & A

  • One of the joys of being a rural county councillor is online access to the 1880 and 1905 OS maps which can be overlaid on the current OS map; thus arguments over should it be ‘the Strand’ or ‘Strand’ have been resolved for a parish council, and old street names have been resurrected and given to new developments on the site where they ran.

    Satnav, democracy and dumbing down

  • My experience, as both a resident and as a ward councillor, is that the Council's officers are being polite, diligent and understanding in their conversations with residents.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • One might also begin to know who your local councillor is and, with the return of the Mayor, have a real local leader with whom voters might actually identify.

    Power to the People?

  • One might also begin to know who your local councillor is and, with the return of the Mayor, have a real local leader with whom voters might actually identify.

    Archive 2007-09-30

  • My experience, as both a resident and as a ward councillor, is that the Council's officers are being polite, diligent and understanding in their conversations with residents.

    Oxford Labour and Greens: muddle-headed or political opportunists?

  • Anon - being a councillor is probably the most enjoyable job I have ever done.

    There's seven hours of my life I'll never get back

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  • I know where the summer goes

    If you're scraping a pot, and your head is hot

    Put your head down, put your thumbs up girl

    With the smell of hot desk

    And the glitter of your step

    He was right, he's the upcoming guru of the city

    No one told the city councillors.

    (I know where the summer goes, by Belle and Sebastian)

    November 13, 2008