Definition of commish in English:



North American
  • short for commissioner
    • ‘‘When I go to games, I'm the only guy in a suit in the whole arena,’ says the boyish 42-year-old commish, a former college wrestler.’
    • ‘We'd advise the commish to keep an eye on these games.’
    • ‘What is George's senior communications official doing accompanying the commish to ‘take notes?’’
    • ‘What better chance will you have to tell the commish exactly what you think of the job he's done?’
    • ‘How about a commish who represents owners, players and fans?’
    • ‘The commish sent an investigator to pick through the bones and one year later, the results came through in the mail.’
    • ‘The former Pennsylvania boxing commish is now one of our most fearsome lawyers.’
    • ‘The new owners have since turned the team into an American League power and one of the sport's top revenue-generating franchises, justifying the commish's decision.’
    • ‘That disconnect has frustrated the commish in recent years because he absolutely is right when he says the image of the players doesn't come close to matching the character of the men themselves.’
    • ‘Give the commish points for telling it like it was if you want, but now what happens if serious steps aren't taken during the offseason to make changes?’
    • ‘Apparently someone in the commish's office thought so.’
    • ‘So much for the commish's new strict standards on officiating.’
    • ‘‘There have been some issues raised, expressly the sameness of the offenses,’ the commish says.’
    • ‘I felt like offering condolences, except the commish has already been through worse.’