mar·​ke·​teer | \ ˌmär-kə-ˈtir How to pronounce marketeer (audio) \

Definition of marketeer

: a specialist in promoting or selling a product or service

Examples of marketeer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The term celebrity service was coined by author, speaker and marketeer, Geoff Ramm. Joanna Swash, Forbes, 30 Aug. 2021 If a company wants to take a loss on a product in hopes of gaining market share, the free-marketeer’s thinking goes, that’s its prerogative. Washington Post, 6 July 2021 To a total free-marketeer, a B Corp is shareholder money wasted on do-gooding. Christopher Marquis, Forbes, 3 July 2021 The ultimate marketeer, Woolson offered premiums tucked in with his products. Brenda Yenke, cleveland, 22 Apr. 2021 Bolsonaro’s minister for the economy, Paulo Guedes, co-founded the Instituto Millenium and is an ardent free-marketeer. Samanth Subramanian, Quartz, 24 Mar. 2021 French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, noting tensions in world markets, suggested at a news conference that traffickers and black marketeers are now in the mask business, given the competition in procuring the vital necessity for health workers. Chronicle Staff,, 24 Apr. 2020 Spain is also grappling with another scourge: Black marketeers and price-gougers. Eliza Mackintosh, CNN, 30 Mar. 2020 The reality is that Mr. Modi isn’t shaping up to be the transformational free-marketeer many had hoped for. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 4 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of marketeer

1665, in the meaning defined above

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“Marketeer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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