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
He's the President's point man on national defense.
<the point man for the automaker announced a recall of several models with defective parts>
First Known Use of point man
POINT MAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of point man for English Language Learners
: the main person who speaks for or supports someone or something
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