go-between

[ goh-bi-tween ]
/ ˈgoʊ bɪˌtwin /

noun

a person who acts as an agent or intermediary between persons or groups; emissary.

Origin of go-between

First recorded in 1590–1600; noun use of verb phrase go between
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British Dictionary definitions for go-between

go-between


noun

a person who acts as agent or intermediary for two people or groups in a transaction or dealing
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Word Origin and History for go-between

go-between


n.

1590s, from go (v.) + between. Verbal phrase meaning "act as a mediator" is recorded from 1540s.

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