Definition of councilman in English:


Line breaks: coun¦cil|man
Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊns(ə)lmən
, -sɪl-/
(or councilwoman)

noun (plural councilmen or councilwomen)

  • A member of a council, especially a municipal one: [as title]: Councilman Gerry Richardson
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    • 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.

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