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Definition of governor
1the elected executive head of a state of the US. an official appointed to govern a town or region. the representative of the British Crown in a colony or in a Commonwealth state that regards the monarch as head of state. 2British the head of a public institution:the governor of the Bank of England a member of a governing body. 3British informal the person in authority; one’s employer. 4a device automatically regulating the supply of fuel, steam, or water to a machine, ensuring uniform motion or limiting speed.
The ending of governor
is spelled -or