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n.1.The chief officer of the post-office department of a government. In the United States the postmaster-general is a member of the cabinet.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
My purpose was a run to Quebec in "Postal Packet 162 or such other as may be appointed"; and the Postmaster-General himself countersigned the order.
Ernest Marples, the Postmaster-General, pressing a button to start up ERNIE (Electronic Random Number Indicating Equipment) for the first Premium Savings Bonds draw
The Sandiganbayan has upheld its dismissal of the $1-million graft case filed against former Postmaster-General Diomedio Villanueva of the Philippine Postal Corp.
Philippine Postmaster-General and CEO of Philpost, Ma.