committeeman

noun
com·​mit·​tee·​man | \ kə-ˈmi-tē-mən How to pronounce committeeman (audio) , -ˌman \

Definition of committeeman

1 : a member of a committee
2 : a party leader of a ward or precinct

Examples of committeeman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thomas Maillard, the 10th District committeeman of Waukegan, faces Hal Sloan of Grayslake. Steve Sadin, chicagotribune.com, 15 Mar. 2022 Joe McGinley, a committeeman for the Natrona County GOP, said voters would respect Cheney’s honesty. David Weigel And Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, 30 May 2022 Burke took over the positions of committeeman and alderman after his father, Joseph P. Burke, died of lung cancer after serving 15 years as alderman. John Byrne, chicagotribune.com, 8 Jan. 2022 Dowell is a Democratic ward committeeman and a member of the Executive Committee of the Cook County Democratic Party, which decides which candidates to slate for office. Jeremy Gorner, chicagotribune.com, 11 Jan. 2022 Mike Moskowitz, who died of pancreatic cancer in January, was a lawyer-lobbyist, a major Democratic Party fundraiser, and the county’s former state Democratic Party committeeman. Anthony Man, sun-sentinel.com, 4 Mar. 2022 Madigan, the 13th Ward Democratic committeeman, holds 56% of the weighted vote cast in the 22nd House District. Dan Petrella, chicagotribune.com, 24 Feb. 2021 Bossie, a committeeman from Maryland and a two-time campaign aide for Trump, originally wrote the resolution, but McDaniel became involved in drafting and editing the final version, along with other members. Washington Post, 4 Feb. 2022 Bossie, a committeeman from Maryland and a two-time campaign aide for Trump, originally wrote the resolution, but McDaniel became involved in drafting and editing the final version, along with other members. Josh Dawsey And Felicia Sonmez, Anchorage Daily News, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of committeeman

1642, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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committee of correspondence

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26 Jun 2022

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“Committeeman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/committeeman. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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