bondsman bondsman

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a male slave
  2. (n) someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else
  3. (n) a male bound to serve without wages

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. One principal target is the bail bondsman, who usually claims 10% of the assigned bail as his fee for guaranteeing the whole sum.
  2. To rebuild his army, he allowed himself to become the bondsman of the Soviet Union, and he squandered Egypt's limited resources in pursuit of disastrously misguided goals.
  3. The son of a bail bondsman and a model-train enthusiast, he's become a rich man by being one of the go-to guys for people caught up in dire legal circumstances.

News

  1. Bondsmen miss out on cash-only business

    More than 90 percent of the people in Zanesville City Jail who posted bail last year used a bondsman.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Newark Advocate

  2. Jerry Hancock: Nix predatory bail bondsmen plan for Wisconsin

    The bail bondsman plan OK'd by the Joint Finance Committee would mean the poor go to prison while the rich go home.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Capital Times

  3. Shreveport bail bondsman booked after allegedly kidnapping one-time client

    Bossier City Police have arrested a Shreveport bail bondsman and his employee on kidnapping charges linked to an incident that happened in May.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KSLA-TV Shreveport

Quotes

  • Charles Ehrlich, the last co-defendant to strike a plea deal, said after the hotel room encounter, a depressed Simpson told him: "I'm gonna need a bail bondsman." "I said, 'OJ, these guys had guns.' He said, 'There were no guns' He sat down...
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Orenthal James Source: FOXNews

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