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middleman

mi duhl man

  • n  someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
  • n  the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
  • n  a person who is in a position to give you special assistance

  • It's a basic rule of economics: if you want a deal, eliminate the middleman.
  • I was the middleman, and whenever you're the middleman you lose both.
  • Disintermediation another SAT word whizzing around the Web means removing the middleman, and that's the strategy of real estate site Redfin, which aims to do to Realtors .
News & Articles

  • Priceline (PCLN) is Flying High
    By Adil Yousuf Priceline.com. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has served as the ideal middleman for years, with William Shatner satisfying all your travel needs at the price you desire. The
    June 18, 2013 - Nasdaq
  • Port authority paid surcharge for federal lobbyist
    Every time the Virginia Port Authority paid its $10,000-a-month federal lobbying bills, $1,500 charges went to a middleman.        
    June 13, 2013 - Daily Press
Quotes

  • Jerry Brown in Los Angeles Business Journal
    For decades, Stanley Chais posed as an investment wizard, but in truth, he was nothing more than a Madoff middleman, channeling hundreds of millions of dollars in investor funds to his friend's Ponzi scheme,said Brown in a statement.
  • Javier Grillo-Marxuach in Chicago Tribune
    The great thing about 'The Middleman' is -- never say never,Grillo-Marxuach said. "It's been a failed pilot, a comic book, three graphic novels, a fourth one on the way, a TV show and now this DVD set. ...... If [DVD sales] go great, who...
  • Jonathan Frakes in San Francisco Chronicle
    Where he's going makes sense,says actor-director Jonathan Frakes ("Star Trek: The Next Generation"), who has worked with Devlin. "He's finding a way to eliminate the middleman in this digital world."

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