committeeman

(redirected from Committeemen)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

com·mit·tee·man

 (kə-mĭt′ē-mən, -măn′)
n.
1. A man who is a member of a committee.
2. A man who is a party leader of a ward or precinct.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

committeeman

(kəˈmɪtɪmən; -ˌmæn)
n, pl -men
chiefly US a member of one or more committees
comˈmitteeˌwoman fem n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

com•mit•tee•man

(kəˈmɪt i mən, -ˌmæn)

n., pl. -men (-mən, -ˌmɛn)
1. a member of a committee.
2. the leader of a political ward or precinct.
[1645–55]
usage: See -man.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.committeeman - a man who is a member of committee
committee member - a member of a committee
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

committeeman

n pl <-men> (esp US)
(= member of committee)Komiteemitglied nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
References in classic literature ?
The committeemen met him at the first door and, expressing their delight at seeing such a highly honored guest, took possession of him as it were, without waiting for his reply, surrounded him, and led him to the drawing room.
After the fish, which made a certain sensation, the count exchanged glances with the other committeemen. "There will be many toasts, it's time to begin," he whispered, and taking up his glass, he rose.
Precinct committeemen are elected at primaries to advocate for their respective parties (called "captains" in Cook County, where they are appointed by party higher-ups).
So, the Union have sent out a circular to Welsh rugby clubs asking if any fans, committeemen or players want to become referees.
Grass root Republican precinct committeemen are pushing hard for the Legislature to eliminate ballot harvesting by use of proxies at political party meetings and are frustrated that the chairman of the House Rules Committee, Rep.
That prompted a debate in the Sunday Sun, with players, fans, committeemen and the league's chairman, Keith Robson, having their say on the format.
According to witnesses, about 30 city Democratic committeemen gathered to hash out their differences and try to find consensus moving forward toward September's election.
He has returned to us as a freelance blogger, and, between now and November, he will post blogs three times each week for the Reporter about the interesting races for seats in the state Legislature, ward committeemen posts and the occasional brouhaha in the race for the appellate court.
Committeemen were furious that US tour stars such as Anthony Kim, Camilo Villegas and Geoff Ogilvy could qualify for this year's record 7.5million-dollar bonus pool in the desert without having played a tournament in Europe.
He was grabbed by committeemen and Royal's son Michael, 18, rushed to his dad's rescue.
County commissioners in Lane and Douglas counties will now fill the vacancy in District 7, choosing from a list of candidates forwarded by Republican precinct committeemen and -women.

Full browser ?