spokesman

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noun spokes·man \ˈspōks-mən\

Definition of spokesman

  1. :  a person who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity

spokesmanship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of spokesman in a sentence

  1. A White House spokesman answered questions from the reporters.

  2. <a spokesman for the cattle industry>

Origin and Etymology of spokesman

probably irregular from spoke, obsolete past participle of speak


First Known Use: 1537


SPOKESMAN Defined for English Language Learners

spokesman

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noun spokes·man \ˈspōks-mən\

Definition of spokesman for English Language Learners

  • : someone who speaks for or represents a person, company, etc.


SPOKESMAN Defined for Kids

spokesman

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noun spokes·man \ˈspōks-mən\

Definition of spokesman for Students

plural

spokesmen

play \ˈspōks-mən\
  1. :  a person who speaks for or represents someone or something



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