Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of councilor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A member of a council.
  • n. A representative elected to a local authority.
  • n. city councillor, a member of a city council.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See councilor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a member of a council

Etymologies

Alteration of counsellor, by assimilation with council. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I do know what my councillor is doing, but I am clueless as to who is best choice for school board and I think positions to the school board should be appointed and not voted on.

    Matthew Yglesias » For Less Voting

  • - Whom is subordinate the responsibility for rehabilitation (e.g. a certain councillor)?

    Q & A

  • If you look at the tweets it's very very clear that the councillor is tweeting private statements.

    Councillor cleared over 'stupid' scientology tweet

  • One of the joys of being a rural county councillor is online access to the 1880 and 1905 OS maps which can be overlaid on the current OS map; thus arguments over should it be ‘the Strand’ or ‘Strand’ have been resolved for a parish council, and old street names have been resurrected and given to new developments on the site where they ran.

    Satnav, democracy and dumbing down

  • Anon - being a councillor is probably the most enjoyable job I have ever done.

    There's seven hours of my life I'll never get back

  • My experience, as both a resident and as a ward councillor, is that the Council's officers are being polite, diligent and understanding in their conversations with residents.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • One might also begin to know who your local councillor is and, with the return of the Mayor, have a real local leader with whom voters might actually identify.

    Power to the People?

  • If a councillor is bent, then let the criminal law remove him.

    Ken Livingstone Should Resign

  • If a councillor is offensive or rude, then that's tough luck and a matter for the electorate to decide if they want that person representing them.

    Ken Livingstone Should Resign

  • This was in the ousting of the long term councillor Simon Wheale to make way for ex-councillor Mark Clayton who had been tonked in the eponymous Clayton Ward in the all out in 2004.

    Facebook Exodus: Ming Goes Quietly, Julia Pouts

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  • I know where the summer goes
    If you're scraping a pot, and your head is hot
    Put your head down, put your thumbs up girl
    With the smell of hot desk
    And the glitter of your step
    He was right, he's the upcoming guru of the city
    No one told the city councillors.


    (I know where the summer goes, by Belle and Sebastian)

    November 13, 2008