Definition of town officer in English:

town officer

(also toon's officer)


  • 1An official employed by a town.

  • 2historical In Scotland: an officer of the town guard, responsible for keeping public order.

  • 3North American (US in later use). Especially in New England: an elected officer of a township.


Early 16th century. In some forms from town + officer.


town officer

/ˈtaʊn ˌɒfɪsə/