Also found in: Wikipedia.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a deputy sheriff
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈʌn dərˌʃɛr ɪf)

a sheriff's deputy.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kane County Undersheriff Pat Gengler said Torres is accused of stabbing another detainee about 8 p.m.
Douglas County Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth confirmed that two suspects are in custody and there is "tentatively" a third suspect in the shooting, according to CNN.
"As officers were arriving at the school, they could still hear gunshots," Douglas County Undersheriff Holly nicholson-Kluth said.
Douglas County Undersheriff Holly Nicholson Kluth told reporters during a press conference "we do have eight students that are in area hospitals right now," Spurlock said.
"Most of us have known him most of his life," Cowlitz County Undersheriff Darren Ullmann told local media (https://tdn.com/news/local/cowlitz-county-sheriff-s-deputy-justin-derosier-dies-after-kalama/article_d08bd2bf-4d74-5c16-92df-7b30003f42dd.html) the (Longview) Daily News.
He currently serves as the Undersheriff, but longtime Sheriff Harvey Gjesdale is retiring so he wants to step up.
Umatilla County Undersheriff Jim Littlefield said the men were among a group of people drinking Tuesday night at the Frazier Campground.
Investigator Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said: "We still do not have a clear motive or reason why.
"There are still a number of people out there that know that something looked out of place," said undersheriff Kevin McMahill of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Las Vegas undersheriff Kevin McMahill told CNN that at least eight guns were found in the hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel where Stephen Paddock launched his deadly attack, killing more than 50 people and injuring over 400 others.
Discovery in a pond of the body of a dead rancher, Danny Lone Elk, leads Walt and his Undersheriff, Victoria Moretti, on a wild and wooly chase involving the largest and most complete T.