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Noun: superintendent  ,soo-pu(r)-in'ten-dunt
  1. A person who directs and manages an organization
    - overseer
  2. A caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector
    - super
  3. A high ranking police officer

Derived forms: superintendents

Type of: bobby [Brit, informal], caretaker, officer, overlooker, plod [Brit, informal], police officer, policeman, supervisor

Encyclopedia: Superintendent