Synonyms for Headmaster:
n.housemaster, faculty, headteacher, houseparent. •dean (noun)
director, administrator, principal, superintendent.
governor, headmistress, landlady, president, chief, proprietress, commander, officer, quartermaster, abbot, commandant, landlord, leader, titleholder, head, guru, captain, mahatma, senior, manager, maestro, director, kingpin, squire, authority, proprietor, mandarin, mother, master, star, ruler, lord, principal, dean, sire, executive.
counselor, advisor, coach, teacher, professor, lecturer, trainer, schoolmaster, tutor, guide, mentor, educator, schoolmistress, instructor.
Usage examples for headmaster
Many stories, based on undoubted fact, are current as to the boy's proficiency on the pianoforte, even before he reached his teens; and while at Derby School, where his headmaster was J. R. Sterndale Bennett, a son of the composer, he played for the eleven- a somewhat rare combination of talents. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
Fine warm days of that Indian summer so often experienced in the two counties in September and October were devoted to " going a nutting," and the headmaster of Appleby Grammar School never refused a holiday at that season, provided that each scholar brought him a quart of " leamers"- nuts sufficiently ripe to leave the husks without compulsory treatment. – Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland by Daniel Scott