Definition of placeman in English:


Line breaks: place|man
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪsman/

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noun (plural placemen)

British derogatory
A person appointed to a position, especially in government service, for personal profit and as a reward for political support: he vetoed the appointment of a Labour councillor in favour of his Tory placeman

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