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

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Recent Examples on the Web Linton is, of course, the wife of Steven Mnuchin, former studio moneyman and Donald Trump’s loyal Treasury secretary. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, "Louise Linton’s Sex-Cannibal Comedy, Me You Madness, Is Here, and It Is Not Good," 12 Feb. 2021 Chris Christie of New Jersey, Scott Walker of Wisconsin and John Kasich of Ohio, and former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida — went to Las Vegas for what critics called an audition before the Republican Party’s most coveted and fearsome moneyman. New York Times, "Sheldon Adelson, Billionaire Donor to G.O.P. and Israel, Is Dead at 87," 12 Jan. 2021 Like Hawke’s Tesla, the viewer is left disquieted, stripped of the belief that the fiercely independent creative genius possesses some arcane knowledge, a perspective that the moneyman cannot fathom. John Semley, The New Republic, "How Tesla Punctures the Myth of the Tech Genius," 26 Aug. 2020 The poll was conducted on behalf of Henry Muñoz, the former finance chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a longtime party moneyman who is close to Biden and his senior advisers. Caitlin Conant, CBS News, "2020 Daily Trail Markers: Texas Democratic Party convention goes virtual," 24 Apr. 2020 Like many a moneyman seduced over the years, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s boss, seems star-struck. The Economist, "The future of entertainment," 14 Nov. 2019 And those are just two of the lawyers who will be suing Epstein, a moneyman who was pals with President Donald Trump as well as former President Bill Clinton and other powerful people. NBC News, "A new New York law will enable Jeffrey Epstein's alleged victims to sue for damages," 12 Aug. 2019 Ruth and Debbie could be just two odd-couple sides of the same coin, the brunet craftsman with highbrow directorial aspirations and her blond producer pal working cocktail meetings with slithery moneymen. Darren Franich,, "GLOW's Alison Brie and Betty Gilpin are one of the best TV duos of the decade — here's why," 19 July 2019 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

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1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Moneyman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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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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