Definition of spokesperson in English:

spokesperson

noun

  • A spokesman or spokeswoman (used as a neutral alternative):

    ‘a spokesperson for the Scottish Office’
    • ‘Museum spokespersons claim that 90 of the strikers have crossed the picket line, and the galleries and other museum facilities are functioning as usual.’
    • ‘I don't like getting on a soapbox, I am not a spokesperson for any of this, I am just an actor - but it is kind of curious.’
    • ‘No spokesperson would say when the orchestra would arrive, nor would they tell me anything about their schedule or even whether I'd be able to make contact with an orchestra member.’
    • ‘We're doing the same thing with products, their spokespeople and the people we work with and hire.’
    • ‘But regulators and legislators do not talk to players; players are not organized, they have no spokespersons.’
    • ‘Prepare operations people and company spokespeople for contingencies, and review the purchase of recall insurance or related products.’
    • ‘We consider a correct understanding of ethos to be very important when using spokespeople in adverts.’
    • ‘But a tribute to this remarkable woman is long overdue, from me as a colleague and friend and as a spokesperson for the journal.’
    • ‘Moss claims that ministers are spokespersons and representatives of the community, but she does not interrogate how this may affect women in the congregation.’
    • ‘We are the best spokespersons to advocate for arts education.’
    • ‘Jane is both an effectively realized individual and a representative figure, a spokesperson for the African American experience from slavery times to the era of the civil rights movement.’
    • ‘In an exercise to establish where the power in this conflict was imagined to be located, she had been singled out as the spokesperson.’
    • ‘Of course, the implications of the advertisement are duplicitous and insulting both to the readers and to the portions of society that the spokesperson represents.’
    • ‘From time to time I ring the press office with ideas and give advice to the party spokespersons.’
    • ‘After all the arguments from media spokespersons who want us to believe their ‘product’ is innocuous, the world is still not flat and nicotine remains addictive.’
    • ‘Our spokespersons attribute European wariness to their experience with mad cow disease, foot and mouth disease, and other food scares.’
    • ‘Few church spokespersons would say that something must be done or must be stopped ‘because the Bible says so’.’
    • ‘Their spokespersons morphed into polished television performers overnight.’
    • ‘Unlike in other developed countries, artists and academics in the U.S. are not the national spokespersons that sports figures, entertainers and business people are.’
    • ‘They had never had a spokesperson, a leader, like this.’
    second in command, second, number two, subordinate, junior, auxiliary, adjutant, lieutenant, subaltern, assistant, personal assistant, pa, aide, helper, right-hand man, henchman, underling
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Pronunciation

spokesperson

/ˈspəʊkspəːs(ə)n/