Examples of elder statesman in a Sentence
an elder statesman of baseball coaches
the elder statesman of the White House correspondents is finally retiring after nearly a half century of service
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Hamid, a 27-year-old product of D.C. United’s academy, is an elder statesman on a roster whose average age is 22.
Second baseman Chase Utley, 39, will retire from baseball at the end of this season, capping a 16-year career that included a World Series championship with the Phillies and an elder statesman role with the Dodgers.
With his gravelly voice and trademark mustache, Beck is every inch the law enforcement elder statesman who himself was the son of a high-ranking LAPD officer.
Fourth-year veteran Geoff Swaim is the elder statesman of the group now but has nine career catches.
The elder statesman is also the team leader with 14 doubles and has found himself in the everyday lineup, too, playing in 60 of the Ducks’ 62 games this season.
Thales Leites is an elder statesman in the sport, having fought all over the world and competed against elite competition including a title shot against a prime Anderson Silva.
At 21, Robinson could be considered an elder statesman next to many of the other potential top-20 picks.
Last year, at 5Point Film Festival, Fitz Cahall, the elder statesman of outdoor podcasts for the past 11 years as host of the Dirtbag Diaries, approached writer Paddy O’Connell about potentially hosting a second podcast.
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ELDER STATESMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of elder statesman for English Language Learners
: a retired government leader who gives advice to current leaders
: a respected man who has been a member of a group or organization for a long time
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