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spokesman

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noun spokes·man \ˈspōks-mən\

Simple Definition of spokesman

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

Full Definition of spokesman

  1. :  a person who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity

spokes·man·ship play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of spokesman

  1. A White House spokesman answered questions from the reporters.

  2. <a spokesman for the cattle industry>



Origin of spokesman

probably irregular from spoke, obsolete past participle of speak


First Known Use: 1537



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