Definition of 'sheriff'
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`All right," the sheriff said, `come out with your hands up. THE MYSTERY OF THE PURPLE PIRATE (2002)It was lucky that I hadn't pulled a gun, or by then I would have been trying to explain myself to the county sheriff. BETTER THAN THIS (2002)We were so terribly busy here, with the sheriff and reporters and everything, that we didn't miss them until supper. THREE IN ONE (2002)
There's just... the sheriff up there seems to have a thing for me. FOLLY (2002)
Trends of 'sheriff'
Used Occasionally. sheriff is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'sheriff'
British English: sheriff NOUN
A sheriff is a person who is elected to make sure that the law is obeyed in a particular region.
...the local sheriff.
Definition of sheriff from the Collins English Dictionary
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