Share this entry

Share this page

committeeman

Syllabification: com·mit·tee·man
Pronunciation: /kəˈmitēmən, -ˌman
 
/

Definition of committeeman in English:

noun (plural committeemen)

(In the US) a local political party leader.
Example sentences
  • He also is a precinct committeeman with close ties to the community's Democratic Party leaders.
  • That's when he was a Republican Party committeeman, serving two terms.
  • He did push his ward committeemen to get good vote returns, but I am virtually certain he never even hinted at doing that illegally.

Definition of committeeman in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…