noun (plural councilmen)US
A person, especially a man, who is a member of a council, especially a municipal one.
More example sentences
- Lang had been in office, as either a councilman or mayor, for 22 years.
- A few years later, while still serving as a councilman, he was elected to the local water board.
- I knew my grandfather quite well; he was a city councilman.
Definition of councilman in:
- The British & World English dictionary