Definition of Scrutineer

1. Noun. Someone who examines votes at an election.

Exact synonyms: Canvasser
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
Generic synonyms: Examiner, Inspector
Derivative terms: Scrutiny, Scrutiny



Definition of Scrutineer

1. n. A scrutinizer; specifically, an examiner of votes, as at an election.

Definition of Scrutineer

1. Noun. (chiefly motor racing) A person who scrutinises; a person responsible for scrutineering. ¹

2. Verb. (chiefly motor racing) to scrutinise; to thoroughly check that an entered car or motorbike, etc, meets the rules. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrutineer

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrutineer

scrupulosities
scrupulosity
scrupulous
scrupulously
scrupulousness
scrupulousnesses
scrutability
scrutable
scrutation
scrutations
scrutator
scrutin de liste
scrutin de liste system
scrutin uninomial system
scrutin uninominal voting system
scrutineer (current term)
scrutineered
scrutineering
scrutineers
scrutinies
scrutinise
scrutinised
scrutiniser
scrutinises
scrutinising
scrutinisingly
scrutinization
scrutinize
scrutinized
scrutinizer

Literary usage of Scrutineer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Historical memoirs of my own time by Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall (1904)
"And if he made the worst scrutineer, he was certainly the pleasantest and best Companion, during the whole time. He possessed a classic mind, ..."

2. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1884)
"... of elections in the several capacities of elector, scrutineer, committee-man .... scrutineer ..."

3. A Digest of the Reported Cases Determined in the Superior Courts of Ontario by Christopher Robinson, Frank John Joseph, Law Society of Upper Canada (1884)
"One F., л tavern-keeper, was given ?5 by the respondent, and requested to appoint a scrutineer to act for the respondent at the poll on polling d»y. ..."

4. The Turf Register and Sportsman & Breeder's Stud-book: Containing the by William Pick, R. Johnson (1803)
"Black Chance was rode by Thomas Turner; scrutineer by Thomas ... beating Lord Weymouth's scrutineer; the King's Plate it ..."

5. Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers by Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (1907)
"134 scrutineer of Ballots 183 Discussion on Polyphase Systems of Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. .. . 254, 255 Heron, JB, election of, ..."

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