manager manager  /ˈmæ nə dʒər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who controls resources and expenditures
  2. (n) (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Boston is a town to give any baseball manager ulcers.
  2. Challenger tells of a manager who recently had to rank all his people in preparation for a 10% work-force reduction.
  3. A general manager at a computer outfit in the Northeast wondered about a worker's drop-off in productivity.

News

  1. Giants manager, reliever suspended

    San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy and reliever George Kontos have been suspended after Kontos threw at Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen on Tuesday night.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox Sports

  2. Giants Manager Bochy, Reliever Kontos Suspended

    Giants manager Bruce Bochy suspended 1 game, reliever Kontos 3 games for throwing at McCutchen        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Manager Terry Francona still confident left side of pen will get on right track: Cleveland Indians Insider

    Manager Terry Francona iis still waiting for the Indians' left-handed relievers to start producing good results.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Quotes

  1. "I explained it is very important we use the disappointment as a motivation in the future," Mr Capello said. "I am extremely proud to be the England manager, it means so much to me and I am determined to succeed."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Fabio Capello Source: Financial Times

  2. "It is an honour for me to sign for one of the biggest clubs in football," said the 29-year-old. "I cannot wait to start working with the manager and I'm looking forward to joining up with my new team-mates on our Swiss training camp."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Milan Jovanović Source: ESPN

  3. "I looked there and I felt like, in my opinion, and I'm not his manager, but at the same time he's a young kid," Manuel said. "I say let him pitch and let him get his feet on the ground in the major leagues and kind of let him earn his way."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Charlie Manuel Source: The Associated Press

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