Definitions for diplomatˈdɪp ləˌmæt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplomat, diplomatist(noun)

    an official engaged in international negotiations

  2. diplomat(noun)

    a person who deals tactfully with others

Wiktionary

  1. diplomat(Noun)

    A person who is accredited, such as an ambassador, to officially represent a government in its relations with other governments or international organisations

  2. diplomat(Noun)

    Someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people

  3. Origin: From diplomate, a back-formation from diplomatique, ultimately from δίπλωμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diplomat(noun)

    alt. of Diplomate

Freebase

  1. Diplomat

    A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with another state or international organization. The main functions of diplomats revolve around the representation and protection of the interests and nationals of the sending state, as well as the promotion of information and friendly relations. Diplomats are the oldest form of any of the foreign policy institutions of the state, predating by centuries foreign ministers and ministerial offices.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. diplomat

    A man who says "perhaps" when he means no, as opposed to a woman who says "perhaps" when she means yes. (A man who says "no" is not a diplomat, and a woman who says "yes" is not a lady.)

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. DIPLOMAT

    An international liar, with an elastic conscience and a rubber neck.


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