What does the word diplomat mean?

Usage examples for diplomat

  1. Pity and good feelin' then seemed to overpower for a moment the statesman and courteous diplomat. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  2. He was a young man then and an accomplished diplomat, and most intimately informed on all questions of current interest. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew