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Definition of "committeeman" [com•mit•tee•man]

  • A man who is a member of a committee. (noun)
  • A man who is a party leader of a ward or precinct. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "committeeman" in a sentence
  • "As it has been explained to me, the primary responsibility of a precinct committeeman is to turn out the registered republicans in their precinct to vote."
  • "Alex Gilsenan, a one-term committeeman whose term is expiring, said he chose not to run due to professional and personal reasons."
  • "Charles Cunliffe, 55, of Jennifer Drive, a four-term committeeman in Lakewood and longtime Democrat, is making his re-election bid on the Independent Lakewood ticket."