businessman businessman  /ˈbɪz nəs ˌmæn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)

Usage(s):

  1. When the Bari businessman laughs, D'Addario swears that those were the Prime Minister's words.
  2. In their arguments, prosecutors said that Janiszewski was believed to be seeing Bala's ex-wife at the time of the businessman's disappearance.
  3. Then Camillo Benso di Cavour, farmer, financier, journalist, businessman, who turned tiny Sardinia into the kingdom of Italy in a matter of months.

News

  1. Retired businessman awarded for citizenship

    TUSCALOOSA | Retired Tuscaloosa businessman Jimmy Warren has been given the 2013 James A. Cowden Book of Golden Deeds Award.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Tuscaloosa News

  2. Revere Businessman Seeks To Outbid Red Sox For Control Of Yawkey Way

    A Revere businessman is trying to outbid the Red Sox to take over Yawkey Way outside Fenway Park on game days.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CBS Boston

  3. Businessman in Hilo hammer case guilty on all counts

    A Hilo businessman was found guilty on all counts Tuesday after he admitted to bashing a man with a hammer.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Hawaii News Now

Quotes

  1. Murray added: "We all know that Simon is a good businessman. I am sure if the reasons Iain was leaving for his family to go up north, he would have put that in the contract. If he did not, then maybe Simon has not had the best advice. What amazes me...
    on May 30, 2006 By: Richard Murray Source: BBC News

  2. McCain joked that Democrats had already begun attacking Joe the Plumber, the Ohio man whom he referred to in Wednesday night's debate, and claimed "that this honest, hardworking small businessman could not possibly have enough income to face a tax...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "An amazing fellow, a terrific broadcast talent, a brilliant businessman. An all-around good guy," CNN's Larry King added about his longtime friend and frequent guest.
    on May 26, 2010 By: Larry King Source: Los Angeles Times

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