Definition of organizer in US English:


(British organiser)


  • 1A person who organizes.

    ‘the organizers of the demonstration’
    ‘he worked as a union organizer all around the state of New Jersey’
    • ‘Activities organiser Pam, who runs the group, said the benefits of picking up a paint-brush or pencil were clear to see.’
    • ‘Although Straightliners is a bike event, organizers stress that all vehicles are welcome.’
    • ‘Therefore it would be illegal to sell fireworks to anyone other than the organisers of an official event.’
    • ‘As our activity organizer, she knew how to find fun things to do.’
    • ‘I have been working very closely with the display organisers for four months.’
    • ‘Event organisers today called for nominations from across the industry for the wide range of classes.’
    • ‘And then can you appeal to organizers to keep events free at future festivals?’
    • ‘On the grassy banks of the lake, I settle into a chair provided by the event organizers.’
    • ‘She's a great organiser and was instrumental in the success of this year's festival.’
    • ‘He continued, saying event organizers should appreciate an artist's achievements.’
    • ‘When she retired about four years ago, Ruth Loft and Sue Sharples took over as joint organisers.’
    • ‘The organizers are hoping to receive great assistance from the local community and businesses.’
    • ‘The Summit is a collaborative project and the organizers welcome your input on the agenda.’
    • ‘Mom was an anti-nuke activist, a union organizer, a feminist and a single mother.’
    • ‘The branch organiser also tends to arrange venues depending on whether we think we'll win or lose.’
    • ‘This is itself a reflection of the desire by the organisers of this event to be recognised internationally.’
    • ‘Event organiser Dr Chris Lane took time out from his hectic schedule to watch the junior fell runners cross the line.’
    • ‘The protest organisers are asking fans to take along banners, horns and whistles.’
    • ‘On the strength of this showing, the event's organizers have decided to make it an annual affair.’
    • ‘We gave them sheets explaining why we want fireworks to be sold only to organisers of licensed events.’
    • ‘He says the authors have received no negative feedback - but the conference organizers have refunded their fee.’
    administrator, manager, chairman, chairwoman, chairperson, chair, head, chief, boss, principal, leader, governor, president, premier
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  • 2A thing used for organizing.

    • ‘Dubbed the digital organiser, the tiny machine promised to change our lives forever.’
    • ‘Palm organizers and Pocket PC devices are being tested in a small but growing number of schools.’
    • ‘Apple may also be working on a handheld organizer or digital camera, analysts said.’
    • ‘The winning design was a rotating organizer, the losing design a storage table with a top that folds open.’
    • ‘It's a similar process to synchronizing a handheld organizer with your PC.’
    • ‘Paper models of computers and hand-held organizers have now become standard offering fare.’
    • ‘It is implemented in almost every laptop computer and palm-sized organizer on the market.’
    • ‘The organiser has tools in it for simple image editing, as well as organising.’
    • ‘Several of the larger tax software packages now come with an electronic version of their organizer.’
    • ‘It's an organizer, a cell phone, high-speed Internet connection all in the palm of your hand.’
    • ‘His home computer and palm-top organiser were examined and electronically searched.’
    genius, mind, intellect, author, architect, engineer, director, planner, deviser, originator, manager, prime mover, initiator, inventor
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