Definitions for point man

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

point′ man`(n.)

  1. the lead soldier of an infantry patrol.

    Category: Military

  2. a person in the forefront of an economic or political issue.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Princeton's WordNet

  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


  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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