point man


point man

noun

: the main person who speaks for or supports someone or something

Full Definition of POINT MAN

1
:  a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol
2
:  one who is in the forefront; especially :  a principal spokesman or advocate <the point man for the President's economic policy>

Examples of POINT MAN

  1. He's the President's point man on national defense.
  2. <the point man for the automaker announced a recall of several models with defective parts>

First Known Use of POINT MAN

1944

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