noun. ['ˈʃɛrəf, ˈʃɛrɪf'] the principal law-enforcement officer in a county.
- peace officer
- law officer
- scīrġerēfa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Sheriff
How do you spell sheriff? Is it sherif ?
A common misspelling of sheriff is sherif
Example sentences of the word sheriff
1. Noun, singular or mass
You can get fingerprinted at a police or sheriff station or by an approved vendor.
The sheriff sale is often the last step in selling a foreclosed home.