bagman bagman  /ˈbæɡ mən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a salesman who travels to call on customers
  2. (n) a racketeer assigned to collect or distribute payoff money

Usage(s):

  1. Before the bagman departs for Marseille, Jabeke departs for Brusselson a breathlessly devious itinerary that leads him by car and train to Lyon, to Brussels, then back to .
  2. Last June, the body of Fred Furino, a Mafia bagman who was alleged to have received payoffs from Schiavone Construction and who became a Silverman witness, was found stuffed into .
  3. The bagman, who lacked title, salary or mention in the White House directory, served 136 days in jail for paying more than $300,000 to Watergate conspirators and supervising the .

News

  • Witches Brew: Fingers of Instability - Part IV

    Eyes wide shut! The funding of moral and fiscal insolvency continues to BARRELL along. The whole developed world is INSOLVENT and the public just muddles along as the bagman for the behavior of the very people they have placed their trust and futures in.
    on September 27, 2013     Source: GoldSeek.com

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Quotes

  1. "At that point, my friend Ted Rogers was the bagman for the Tories in Toronto, so there were a lot of people around the table who said, 'Are you sure you want to do this?'" Mr. Fox recalled, illustrating the political considerations that...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Francis Fox Source: Globe and Mail

  2. SNP leader Alex Salmond said: "Lord Levy is Tony Blair's personal friend, his bagman, his fundraiser. It is inconceivable that he could be up to anything - if indeed he was up to anything - without the knowledge and consent of the Prime Minister. I...
    on Jul 12, 2006 By: Alex Salmond Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. "We've been dealing with the losing," Porter said later. "We're the ones who had to turn on the TV every week, watch all the jokes made about us, watch the bagman on Inside the NFL -- all of it. It's just been like comedy to everybody."...
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Joey Porter Source: MiamiHerald.com

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