point man

noun

Definition of point man

1 :a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol
2 :one who is in the forefront; especially :a principal spokesman or advocate
  • the point man for the President's economic policy

Examples of point man in a Sentence

  1. He's the President's point man on national defense.

  2. the point man for the automaker announced a recall of several models with defective parts

First Known Use of point man

1944


POINT MAN Defined for English Language Learners

point man

noun

Definition of point man for English Language Learners

  • : the main person who speaks for or supports someone or something



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