noun (plural ombudspersons)North American
A person acting as an ombudsman (used as a neutral alternative).
More example sentences
- A past-president and longtime member recently suggested to me that the association needs an official ombudsperson to ensure that member complaints have the hearing they should.
- The ombudspersons would report directly to the president, but the office would be ‘outside the usual administrative structure’ of the university, according to the proposal.
- The referendum appeals committee - an impartial group led by the ombudsperson - invalidates the referendum because the question was modified during the voting process.
Definition of ombudsperson in:
- The US English dictionary