Definition of spokesman
: a person who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity
spokesmanshipplay \ˈspōks-mən-ˌship\ noun
Examples of spokesman in a Sentence
A White House spokesman answered questions from the reporters.
a spokesman for the cattle industry
Recent Examples of spokesman from the Web
That means placing spokesmen at the head of national organizations who will become recognized as foes of the radicals.
A spokesman said Tuesday that an argument in the 4000 block of Woodruff Avenue turned violent in the early morning hours.
A spokesman for Nando’s didn’t respond to a voicemail seeking comment.
A spokesman for Ivanka Trump did not respond to requests for comment.
City officials see the pathway as a way to promote connectivity throughout the city for bicyclists, walkers and drivers, said Mike Journee, Boise city spokesman.
Chris Ipsen, spokesman for the Emergency Management Department of Los Angeles, estimates that, with the grid down, Angelenos would be foodless in less than ten days.
The confrontation quickly escalated into a fistfight involving other customers and two bar employees, Greek police spokesman Theodore Chronopoulos told The Washington Post.
Over-the-counter, not commercial-strength, Roundup is still being used by the city of Glendale, but only when needed by the city’s parks department, said Glendale spokesman Tom Lorenz in an email.
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Origin and Etymology of spokesman
probably irregular from spoke, obsolete past participle of speak
First Known Use: 1537See Words from the same year
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: someone who speaks for or represents a person, company, etc.
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