Definition of diplomat
: one employed or skilled in diplomacy a foreign diplomat
Examples of diplomat in a sentence
The President will be meeting with foreign diplomats.
He's a talented architect but a poor diplomat.
Origin and Etymology of diplomat
French diplomate, back-formation from diplomatique
First Known Use: 1813
DIPLOMAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diplomat for English Language Learners
: a person who represents his or her country's government in a foreign country : someone whose work is diplomacy
: a person who has skill in dealing with other people
DIPLOMAT Defined for Kids
Definition of diplomat for Students
1 : a person whose work is keeping good relations between the governments of different countries
2 : a person who is good at dealing with people in a way that avoids bad feelings
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