Wall Streeter


Wall Street·​er ˈwȯl-ˌstrē-tər How to pronounce Wall Streeter (audio)
: a person who is involved in Wall Street

Examples of Wall Streeter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The four-room Morgan Library (now merged with other Morgan buildings) was far from Mr. McKim’s largest commission, but dealing with the mighty Wall Streeter brought on a nervous breakdown for the overwhelmed architect, according to Mr. Dodd. Leanne Italie, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Mar. 2022 The 70-year-old Branson on Monday offered congratulations to Bezos, a tame, bookish Wall Streeter by comparison. Michelle Chapman, Anchorage Daily News, 8 June 2021 Jack Kennedy chose Wall Streeter Douglas Dillon while Jimmy Carter picked Michael Blumenthal of Bendix. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 23 Nov. 2020 How this wealthy Wall Streeter became the star of internationalist efforts during World War II is a peculiar story. Dexter Fergie, The New Republic, 22 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Wall Streeter was in 1885

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“Wall Streeter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wall%20Streeter. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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