Examples of statesman in a Sentence
He was a soldier and statesman.
Recent Examples of statesman from the Web
This year’s roster includes everyone from statesmen to stand-ups to startup idols.
Among the blue-suit wearers, Aminyar was an elder statesman, one of the longest-held in Buffalo.
That makes them essentially sneaker royalty: an elder statesman of the game that's basically impervious to critique, and seldom thought of as in need of improvements.
Coach Stan Van Gundy is counting on Tolliver to be the elder statesmen on a team brimming with youth.
The latter at least managed to inconvenience the statesmen in attendance.
The singer and actor is known for his role as Aaron Burr, the early American politician who famously shot and killed statesman Alexander Hamilton in a duel.
Maurice Clarke, the senior statesman for Team Schmidt, made his presence felt with strong play on both the offensive and defensive boards.
Thanks to the Warriors’ absurd collection of talent, their elder statesman should be able to cruise through the upcoming regular season with a manageable work load, saving himself for critical playoff matchups.
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STATESMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of statesman for English Language Learners
: a usually wise, skilled, and respected government leader
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