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committeeman

[kuh-mit-ee-muh n, -man] /kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmæn/
noun, plural committeemen
[kuh-mit-ee-muh n, -men] /kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
1.
a member of a committee.
2.
the leader of a political ward or precinct.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; committee + man1
Usage note
See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for committee men

committeeman

/kəˈmɪtɪmən; -ˌmæn/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(mainly US) a member of one or more committees
Derived Forms
committeewoman, noun:feminine
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