Definition of spokesperson in English:


Line breaks: spokes|per¦son
Pronunciation: /ˈspəʊkspəːs(ə)n

noun (plural spokespersons or spokespeople)

  • A spokesman or spokeswoman (used as a neutral alternative): a spokesperson for the Scottish Office
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    • Moss claims that ministers are spokespersons and representatives of the community, but she does not interrogate how this may affect women in the congregation.
    • Jane is both an effectively realized individual and a representative figure, a spokesperson for the African American experience from slavery times to the era of the civil rights movement.
    • Of course, the implications of the advertisement are duplicitous and insulting both to the readers and to the portions of society that the spokesperson represents.

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