committeeman

[ kuh-mit-ee-muh n, -man ]
/ kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmæn /

noun, plural com·mit·tee·men [kuh-mit-ee-muh n, -men] /kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmɛn/.

a member of a committee.
the leader of a political ward or precinct.

Origin of committeeman

First recorded in 1645–55; committee + man1

Usage note

See -man.
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committeeman

/ (kəˈmɪtɪmən, -ˌmæn) /

noun plural -men

mainly US a member of one or more committees

Derived Forms

committeewoman, fem n
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