Definition of spokesman
: a person who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity
spokesmanshipplay \-ˌship\ noun
Examples of spokesman in a sentence
A White House spokesman answered questions from the reporters.
<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
Definition of spokesman for English Language Learners
: someone who speaks for or represents a person, company, etc.
SPOKESMAN Defined for Kids
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