Synonyms of 'diplomat'
1 officialDictionary, ambassador, envoy
the senior American diplomat responsible for the Middle East
2 negotiatorDictionary, politician, mediator
A diplomat is a man who remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age
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– Out of the Red]
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An ambassador is an important official who lives in a foreign country and represents his or her own country's interests there.
the German ambassador to Poland
An emissary is a representative sent by one government or leader to another.
the President's special emissary to Hanoi
Thesaurus for diplomat from the Collins English Thesaurus
A diplomat is a senior official who discusses affairs with another country on behalf of his or her own country, usually working as a member of an embassy .