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committeeman

[ kuh-mit-ee-muhn, -man ]
/ kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmæn /
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noun, plural com·mit·tee·men [kuh-mit-ee-muhn, -men]. /kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmɛn/.
a member of a committee.
the leader of a political ward or precinct.
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Origin of committeeman

First recorded in 1645–55; committee + man

usage note for committeeman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for committeeman

committeeman
/ (kəˈmɪtɪmən, -ˌmæn) /

noun plural -men
mainly US a member of one or more committees

Derived forms of committeeman

committeewoman, fem n
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