[ UK /ˈɛnvɔ‍ɪ/ ]
[ US /ˈɑnvɔɪ, ˈɛnvɔɪ/ ]
  1. a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
  2. someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
  3. a brief stanza concluding certain forms of poetry
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How To Use envoy In A Sentence

  • The government has not yet appointed an envoy to the area.
  • Prior to the amendment, the president had the prerogative to appoint ambassadors or accept foreign envoys.
  • Russian envoy Grigory Berdennikov said world powers expect Iran to show what he called a "pragmatic attitude" and respond positively. World Powers Urge Iran to Return to Nuclear Talks
  • Aussitót il envoya un députe à Dâher pour l'inviter à faire mettre ces femmes en liberté. Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of Its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions, Volume 1 (of 2)
  • Sale fares are available daily for Envoy class, but only between Monday and Thursday for coach class.
  • The counsel therefore by President Mwanawasa on the need for envoys to be above board and avoid being caught up in a web of scandals is valid and should be paid heed to.
  • The UN peace envoy has failed to find any middle ground between the government and the opposition parties.
  • Our image chief just isn't feeling the love: U.S. goodwill envoy Karen Hughes got a earful from a group of mostly female Indonesian Muslim students on Friday, who expressed anger at the U. S.-led invasion of Iraq and attacked Washington's foreign policies. 10/21/2005
  • But the Byzantine emperors were themselves no more trusting and would generally keep their foreign envoys in virtual isolation.
  • Another shows six slaves and the other two show rows of courtiers and visiting envoys, including representatives of Britain, France, the Ottoman Empire, Sind and Arabia.
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