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Definitions of spokesman

  1. a male spokesperson
  2. One who speaks for another.
  3. ( B.) One who speaks for another, or for others.
  4. One who speaks for one or more persons.

Usage examples for spokesman

  1. Everybody quite naturally and simply accepted the Nationalist Irishman as the spokesman for all the troops who were actually in the line. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  2. Many of them were Italians, and Luigi Poggi was spokesman. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  3. " Not on your life," said a spokesman. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  4. My companion thought we were too late, said the spokesman, but I had a different opinion. – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  5. " We have nothing more to say," returned the spokesman. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  6. The spokesman went out of the gate and, seeing his horse over on the other side of the enclosure, slung his rifle across his back and started for his mount. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  7. " Then, if you hand our dollars out, it would suit us most as well," said the spokesman. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  8. I wondered who this Villaorna might be, but when he entered I saw that he was Larico, that same stern- faced, cunning- eyed lord who had been the spokesman of the Inca when he visited the city of the Chancas. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  9. As they are to be my guests, I must be the spokesman. – Fifty Fabulous Fables by Lida Brown McMurry
  10. " Twenty- nine seconds," announced their spokesman, and at the words a great cheer went up. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  11. One muttered, 'Now I would not believe him though he swore'; but the other three frowned silence upon him, the spokesman saying, 'We do require an oath before we ask further. – The Unknown Sea by Clemence Housman
  12. Only the old man who had been the spokesman called after him: Gregg, don't be a fool. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand
  13. All of the others agreed with the spokesman, and it was not long before the party was riding back toward Gonzales. – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  14. In fact, his ability to phrase a thought neatly, caused Europe to look upon him as the spokesman of the Allied cause. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  15. " Just keep it, Mrs. Pepper," said the spokesman, " 'twill come in handy, most likely;" and Mrs. Pepper couldn't speak, she was so taken aback. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  16. The men looked uneasily at each other, and then fixed their eyes on Francois, who was evidently expected to be spokesman. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. Go on, Bob, he called to the tall, magnificently built young spokesman, then what? – Down the Mother Lode by Vivia Hemphill
  18. Then the spokesman said: " I think I speak for every man here when I say that we will not print it, Dr. Thorpe. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. In the absence of a powerful protector in the national union, they argued, the workers in a shop can never feel themselves on a bargaining equality with their employer, nor can they be represented by a spokesman of the necessary ability if their choice be restricted to those working in the same plant. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
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