noun spokes·man \ˈspōks-mən\

: someone who speaks for or represents a person, company, etc.

Full Definition of SPOKESMAN

:  a person who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity
spokes·man·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of SPOKESMAN

  1. A White House spokesman answered questions from the reporters.
  2. <a spokesman for the cattle industry>


probably irregular from spoke, obsolete past participle of speak
First Known Use: 1537


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