Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man who speaks on behalf of another or others.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who speaks for another or others; an advocate; a representative.
  • noun One who or that which speaks; one who is able to speak.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who speaks for another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who speaks as the voice of a group of people.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a male spokesperson

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably spoke, past participle of speak + man.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From spoke, past participle of speak + man

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