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point man

noun

Simple Definition of point man

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of point man

  1. 1 :  a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

  2. 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 in a sentence

  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>



1944

First Known Use of point man

1944


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