What does diplomat mean?

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ˈdɪp ləˌmætdiplo·mat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diplomat, diplomatistnoun

    an official engaged in international negotiations

  2. diplomatnoun

    a person who deals tactfully with others

Wiktionary

  1. diplomatnoun

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

  2. diplomatnoun

    Someone who uses skill and tact in dealing with other people

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diplomatnoun

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. diplomat

    A person with the ability, official authority, experience, skills, knowledge and confidence to communicate, negotiate and create peaceful solutions and human rights solutions and outcomes with people with this role or responsibility in an international country or form of official unity governmental authority.

    The role of a diplomat is important and is always communicated with respect, honesty and truth.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplomat in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diplomat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of diplomat in a Sentence

  1. Jose Chrispiniano:

    These are normal activities. The ex-president did nothing illegal and was discussing sovereign guarantees for loans to Cuba in a meeting where a diplomat was present.

  2. Caskie Stinnett:

    A diplomat... is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.

  3. Donald Trump:

    A senior executive at Clinton Foundation left almost 150 telephone messages for Hillary Clinton’s top aide at State Department within a two-year time frame, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by Fox News. A review of State Department call logs for Cheryl Mills, the longtime Bill Clinton confidant who served as chief of staff for the entirety of Clinton’s four-year tenure as America’s top diplomat, reflects at least 148 messages from Laura Graham – then the Clinton Foundation’s chief operating officer – between 2010 and 2012. No other individual or non-profit appears in the logs with anything like that frequency or volume, the review found.

  4. Tim Kaine:

    I voted for Republican Rand Paul as CIA director and haven't had cause to regret that vote, but I have serious doubts about whether he's the diplomat that we need right now.

  5. Greek Proverb:

    To deceive a diplomat speak the truth, he has no experience with it.

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