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(in the US) a local political party leader.
- ‘He also is a precinct committeeman with close ties to the community's Democratic Party leaders.’
- ‘He did push his ward committeemen to get good vote returns, but I am virtually certain he never even hinted at doing that illegally.’
- ‘‘He wanted me there ‘in Uniontown, said Vicites, a Democrat state committeeman.’’
- ‘The town's chief of police and Democratic central committeeman, winced when he saw the picture.’
- ‘That's when he was a Republican Party committeeman, serving two terms.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.