noun (plural committeemen)
(In the US) a local political party leader.
- 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.
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