Pronunciation: (leg'man", -mun), [key]
—pl. -menPronunciation: (-men", -mun). [key]
1. a person employed to transact business outside an office, esp. on behalf of one whose responsibilities require his or her presence in the office.
2. Journalism.a reporter who gathers information by visiting news sources or by being present at news events. Cf. district man.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.