Definition: One who holds an office in a governmental or political party
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): bureaucrat, civil servant, public servant
1. If you want to get a “stop” sign on your street, you’ll need to speak to a functionary at city hall.
2. The mayor is the highest ranking functionary in our town.
3. As the Director of the Democratic Caucus, Gail is the most esteemed functionary in the party.