legman

noun
leg·​man | \ ˈleg-ˌman How to pronounce legman (audio) also ˈlāg- \

Definition of legman

1 : a reporter assigned usually to gather information
2 : an assistant who performs various subordinate tasks (such as gathering information or running errands)

First Known Use of legman

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Legman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/legman. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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