Definitions for point man
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the lead soldier of an infantry patrol.
a person in the forefront of an economic or political issue.
Category: Common Vocabulary
someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise
"he is the president's point man on economic issues"
a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol
In combat, the soldier who takes point; the soldier who assumes the first and most exposed position in a combat military formation; the lead soldier/unit advancing through hostile or unsecured territory.
By extension, a most trusted assistant or associate; the person to whom one would most rely upon.
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