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mouthpiece

An official spokesperson for someone or something; someone who speaks or answers questions on behalf of someone else. I worked as a government mouthpiece for a number of years, but I got sick of having to spin the truth to line up with their narrative. Ever since his arrest, the CEO's attorney has acted as his mouthpiece.

mouth(piece)

n. a lawyer specializing in criminal cases. (Underworld.) I won’t answer anything without my mouth right here by me.
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John Stork went to work for Giardinelli, learning the basic skills required to manufacture mouthpieces by hand.
Ed de la Vega will unveil a newly designed, custom-made mouthpiece for Manny Pacquiao in his fight against WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15.
Binay's spokesperson Joey Salgado accused the Ombudsman of being the mouthpiece of the administration party after the office affirmed its graft and malversation indictment against Binay and his son Junjun, who was dismissed from public service for the administrative offense of dishonesty and misconduct.
When working with my own students, I tell parents that the mouthpiece is the instrument, and the saxophone is just a sophisticated amplifier.
So he contacted his fraternal twin brother, Tom, about joining forces to launch a new company, Theo Wanne Classic Mouthpieces. After earning his Master of Business Administration degree, Tom spent 10 years as a financial planner in Bellingham--but he craved entrepreneurship.
The highest mean bacterial counts were obtained for telephone mouthpieces. Table 1 shows the descriptive statistics for bacteria recovered on Mannitol salt agar for all surfaces except drains.
At one point the reed was placed on the top of the mouthpiece and the embouchure employed was similar to that of a bassoonist or oboist.
The Fortissimo Padded Tensing Ring Ligature secures a reed to a mouthpiece with minimal contact.
He also maintains that al-Qaeda, rather than being "on the run," as the administration and its mouthpieces insist, has become more professional, more efficient, and more decentralized--and hence much more dangerous.
Some delusionals even decided that just because the right wing has had a slight shift of focus, just because some of its mouthpieces have apparently stopped demonizing us for the moment, the Right has somehow become a bunch of good guys.
A handful of dentists - including former entertainer Alasdair Gillies, who works at the HCI hospital in Clydebank - are fitting the mouthpieces to patients.
Sounding more like hired mouthpieces for a Fortune 500 firm than attorneys for a leftist radio network, Pacifica's lawyers told the wbai.net folks that "Appropriate action will be taken against you to enjoin your use of the domain name and retrieve the domain name from you.
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, suggested the rise of "front" organizations, where minorities lead companies but are, in reality, no more than mouthpieces for white investors.
Request for quotations : purchase clamps (mouthpieces), mouthpieces, tips
They often asked to borrow mouthpieces of which they made copies, and gradually led to the idea of producing replicas of the mouthpieces of well-known players and offering them for sale, with the royalty being paid to the musician whose equipment they borrowed and whose name would be put on the mouthpiece.