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Definition of "councilman" []

  • A man who is a member of a council, especially of the local governing body of a city or town. (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 "councilman" in a sentence
  • "Smitherman said on his show today that he was still going to use the title councilman because the people said he could."
  • "Jim Aldinger, a former Manhattan Beach city councilman, is preparing to run against his ex-girlfriend, Betsy Butler, for the 53rd Assembly District next year."
  • "They're expected to elect either two-term councilman Peter Brown or current city controller, Annise Parker, who if elected will be that city's first openly gay mayor."