su·​per·​dip·​lo·​mat ˌsü-pər-ˈdi-plə-ˌmat How to pronounce superdiplomat (audio)
plural superdiplomats
: a very powerful and effective diplomat
… I want at the United Nations an ambassador who can be a real coalition builder, a superdiplomat who can more often than not persuade the United Nations' member states to act in support of U.S. interests.Thomas L. Friedman

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superdiplomat was in 1916

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“Superdiplomat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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