mon·​ey·​man | \ ˈmə-nē-ˌman How to pronounce moneyman (audio) \

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The veteran Florida moneyman and lobbyist has known Trump since the 1980s, represented him in Florida starting in 2013, and became a top fundraiser nationally for his presidential campaign. Tory Newmyer, Washington Post, "The Finance 202: 'Those people are getting paid:' Cohen's side work highlights how Trump allies are refilling swamp," 10 May 2018 Bond is sent off to beat moneyman Le Chiffre in high-stakes baccarat. Will Nevin,, "TBT #32: Double shot of 007 coming this week from Dynamite," 21 Mar. 2018 This network is connected to a group of moneymen who may be living outside the country. Tassanee Vejpongsa, The Seattle Times, "Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking," 19 Jan. 2018 America has a volatile president, Hong Kong’s moneymen are concerned about Chinese meddling and there is turmoil in the Middle East. The Economist, "Keeping calm and carrying onBritish business marches cheerfully into the unknown," 9 Sep. 2017 The wider Democratic strategy also takes aim at GOP supply lines -- seeking to cut off or marginalize donors and fundraising sources, like conservative moneyman Richard Uihlein, with even indirect connections to Moore. Gregory Krieg, CNN, "Democrats might not win in Alabama, but they can't lose either," 11 Dec. 2017 Some fear that foreign moneymen are using sterling’s depreciation as an opportunity to asset-strip British firms. The Economist, "Keeping calm and carrying onBritish business marches cheerfully into the unknown," 9 Sep. 2017 But the conservative moneymen surrounding Trump are agitating for a change. Bess Levin, The Hive, "Rupert Murdoch Is Leaning on Trump to Shake Up the Fed," 23 Oct. 2017 When one corrupt player is caught and banned, the moneymen simply move on to the next. The Economist, "How to fix match-fixing," 21 Sep. 2017

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1845, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of moneyman

: a man who controls the use of large amounts of money

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