Definition of spokesman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspəʊksmən/

noun (plural spokesmen)

A person who makes statements on behalf of a group or individual: a spokesman for Greenpeace
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  • I have never offered myself as a spokesman or representative of any group, nor have I put myself into any ‘iconic role.’
  • The spokesman's voice is distorted by the cheap amplification system.
  • He presented himself as an honest and virtuous man, a spokesman for the outsiders in society.


Early 16th century: formed irregularly from spoke2, on the pattern of words such as craftsman.

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