American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One, such as an ambassador, who has been appointed to represent a government in its relations with other governments.
- n. One who uses skill and tact in dealing with others.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is employed or skilled in diplomacy; a diplomatist.
- n. A person who is accredited, such as an ambassador, to officially represent a government in its relations with other governments or international organisations
- n. figuratively Someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A diplomatist.
- n. a person who deals tactfully with others
- n. an official engaged in international negotiations
- From French diplomate, a back-formation from diplomatique ("diplomatic"), ultimately from Ancient Greek δίπλωμα (diploma, "double-folded document"). (Wiktionary)
- French diplomate, back-formation from diplomatique, diplomatic; see diplomatic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the 21st century, a diplomat is as likely to meet with a tribal elder in a rural village as a counterpart in a foreign ministry, and is as likely to wear cargo pants as a pinstriped suit," Clinton writes.”
“When I look back on my career, I wonder at how often I have had to start by explaining what a diplomat is and what he does.”
“They live in their own world, where tax cuts increase revenue, where Saddam was a major supporter of al-Qaeda, where dividend cuts go mostly to the middle class, where an experienced career diplomat is a raving left-winger, etc.”
“Turkey pushes back against this characterization, and Ankara recalled its diplomat from the United States last month to protest the passage of a non-binding resolution in the House Foreign Relations Committee, which calls the 1915 killings a "genocide.”
“Isn't it funny that the only person who can be an effective diplomat is the husband of the Secretary of State?”
“He is not hinting; he is saying it was judicial activism in diplomat language.”
“That line from a diplomat is just too ridiculous to be believable.”
“The hallmark of a great diplomat is the ability to delegate jobs to others without the necessity of getting all the credit.”
“A Canadian diplomat is blunt: "Things are going worse for us than they have during the past four or five years - the Taliban controls more of our territory than before, and we have made no progress at all on corruption.”
“But every Latin American diplomat will see -- given the offensive character of Palmer's written statements -- that Venezuela cannot accept this nomination.”
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