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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others; Someone who takes the place of another person adj. - Providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties.

Usage examples (33)
  • Nicole Wallace, lead McCain surrogate, with nothing to offer but astroturf.
  • I also looked at a book link to see the manner in which the surrogate is presented.
  • It seems rich (and not elite rich) that his surrogate is making these claims about Obama.
  • Any chance that any McCain surrogate will actually provide truthful answers about lobbyists? for more
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