Definitions for point man

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  1. point man(noun)

    someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise

    "he is the president's point man on economic issues"

  2. point man(noun)

    a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

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  1. Point man(n.)

    (Mil.) the lead soldier in a foot patrol under combat conditions.

  2. Point man(n.)

    a person who takes a conspicuous public position in proposing a new idea or initiating a new policy, who may become a target of criticism for those opposed.

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  1. point man(Noun)

    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.

  2. point man(Noun)

    By extension, a most trusted assistant or associate; the person to whom one would most rely upon.


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