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
The big-box retailer recently rolled out Pickup Towers at stores in Enterprise and Auburn, a spokesman told AL.com on Wednesday.
The average salary for the employees would be $35 to $40,000 per year, NorthPoint spokesman Greg Norris told a group of attendees.
Tafel was founded in 1958 and then moved to St. Matthews from downtown Louisville, said Dan Hartlage, a spokesman for Peterson Automotive.
Claudio Losacco, a spokesman for the Burbank Police Department.
Back in Glendale, city spokesman Tom Lorenz said the data used to rank the cities wasn’t scientific and is only based on a narrow sample pool.
A spokesman for QuikTrip at its headquarters in Tulsa, Okla., said the company has met with neighbors since the plan commission meeting to try to address their opposition as well as to meet city planners’ demands.
A spokesman for Collins said at the time that the lawmaker had followed the rules on his personal finances.
A spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office said the arrests were the first in a crackdown on financial abuse of public aid in Lakewood, and more than a dozen more arrests are expected in coming...
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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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