noun. ['ˈɛnvɔɪ, ˈɑːnvɔɪ'] someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else.
Words that Rhyme with Envoy
noun. ['ˈɛnvɔɪ, ˈɑːnvɔɪ'] a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry.
noun. ['ˈɛnvɔɪ, ˈɑːnvɔɪ'] a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador.
- minister plenipotentiary
- envoy extraordinary
Example sentences of the word envoy
1. Noun, singular or mass
President Polk sent Slidell as envoy to Mexico City in 1845, although Velasco-Márquez argued that the Polk administration intended Slidell to fail, because they did not want a diplomatic solution.