Definition of mandor in US English:

mandor

(also mandore, mandūr, mandur)

noun

  • In Malaysia and Indonesia: a foreman or overseer.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. From Malay mandor, mandur overseer, village headman from Portuguese mandador person who gives orders, commander from mandad-, past participial stem of mandar to order, command, send + -or.

Pronunciation

mandor

/ˈmandɔː/