Definition of businessman
: a man who transacts business; especially : a business executive
Examples of businessman in a Sentence
I know it's hard for him to sell his paintings. He's always been a better artist than businessman.
Recent Examples of businessman from the Web
For her first trip across Iowa as governor, Republican Kim Reynolds sought and accepted the free use of a jet owned by a wealthy businessman who is lobbying for state approval to build a lucrative casino.
As a businessman, President Trump was a frequent and scornful critic of the concept of climate change.
According to Reuters, the federal grand-jury investigation in eastern Virginia is probing Flynn’s lobbying work on behalf of Turkish businessmen.
On the GOP side, candidates are Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington, Public Service Commission chair Twinkle Cavanaugh, businessman Joshua Jones and Agriculture Department Commissioner John McMillan.
Zarrab, a gold trader and businessman who was born in Iran and lived in Turkey, was arrested in Florida last year while on a family vacation to Disney World.
Engh has represented terror suspects in federal court, as well as Tom Petters, a Minnesota businessman convicted of orchestrating a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme.
The La Mesa Village Association, run by businessman Aaron Dean, also is likely to take over the annual Oktoberfest festival.
Prosecutors say those detained on Monday also include a former public works minister, a former Senate president, two former directors of a regulatory electricity group and a businessman.
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First Known Use of businessman
BUSINESSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of businessman for English Language Learners
: a man who works in business especially in a high position
: a man who is good at dealing with business and financial matters
BUSINESSMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of businessman for Students
: a man in business especially as an owner or a manager
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