American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A man who speaks on behalf of another or others. See Usage Note at man.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who speaks for another or others; an advocate; a representative.
- n. One who or that which speaks; one who is able to speak.
- n. One who speaks as the voice of a group of people.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who speaks for another.
- n. a male spokesperson
- From spoke, past participle of speak + man (Wiktionary)
- Probably spoke, past participle of speak + man. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A label spokesman wouldn't comment, but Rocket Man's tepid output speaks for itself.”
“A label spokesman says, "Nina began training at the beginning of September.”
“MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) – Russia will allow the United States to ship weapons across its air space to Afghanistan, Kremlin spokesman Alex Pavlov said Friday.”
“As for Canadians of Palestinian origin, who have not as yet had a "P" stamped in their passports by Foreign Affairs, a spokesman is wearily aware of the Harper government's malevolent indifference:”
“Penguin spokesman Yvonne Hunter confirmed the news.”
“Joel Sawyer, Mark Sanford's former spokesman, is seen here behind the governor in June.”
““And do you really think that an ideology whose primary spokesman is Rush Limbaugh is NOT simplistic?””
“And do you really think that an ideology whose primary spokesman is Rush Limbaugh is NOT simplistic?”
“Yet again, the supermarkets failed to turn up to answer the complaints and instead put forward a spokesman from the British Retail Consortium.”
“Former Army Staff Sgt. Georg-Andreas Pogany, a post traumatic stress disorder advocate and spokesman, is at home in Denver Colo.”
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