paymaster definition

  • noun:
    • A person in charge of having to pay earnings and salaries.
    • the state responsible for repayments to employees, soldiers, etc.
    • one or human body which demands loyalty or solutions in return for repayment (especially because paid-in advance).
    • one that pays; person who compensates, incentives, or requites; especially, an officer or representative of a government, a corporation, or an employer, whose responsibility it's to pay salaries, earnings, etc., and hold account of the same.
    • One who is always to spend, or whom frequently pays; one from who wages or remuneration is gotten.
    • An officer in the army whoever responsibility it's to cover the officials and men their wages, and who's intrusted with cash for this function.
    • An officer in the United States navy having charge of income, terms, clothing, and little shops, and it is in charge of their safe-keeping and issue.
    • someone responsible for spending earnings

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