toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

superintendent
used in Pride and Prejudice

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a person who directs and manages an organization — such as a school district

or:

a caretaker of a building — such as an apartment building
  • Mr. Darcy often acknowledged himself to be under the greatest obligations to my father's active superintendence, and when, immediately before my father's death, Mr. Darcy gave him a voluntary promise of providing for me, I am convinced that he felt it to be as much a debt of gratitude to him, as of his affection to myself."
    Chapter 16 (64% in)

There are no more uses of "superintendent" in Pride and Prejudice.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®