statesman definition by Webster's New World
statesman definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A man who is a leader in national or international affairs.
- A male political leader regarded as a disinterested promoter of the public good.
- A man who is a respected leader in a given field: “a mature statesman of American letters” (Toby Thompson).
- statesˈman·likeˌ, statesˈman·ly adjective
- statesˈman·shipˌ noun