Examples of tycoon in a Sentence
an oil tycoon who's widely considered the most powerful man in the county
Recent Examples of tycoon from the Web
LeEco, a catchall name for a variety of businesses controlled by the internet tycoon Jia Yueting, poses little threat by itself to China’s financial system.
The New York property tycoon, who praised Putin repeatedly during last year’s presidential campaign, is facing multiple probes in Washington into the extent of his alleged links to the Kremlin.
The Marshall family has been embroiled in probate litigation since patriarch oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II died at age 90 in 1995.
In their infinite wisdom, enough of the American people got together and decided to put a manifestly unqualified and manifestly unfit New York real estate sub-tycoon in charge of the executive branch of the national government.
The beer-and-beverages tycoon donated $25 million to the school’s business department last October.
So does building a $60 million pleasure dome (which shows off a host of ultra-tycoon features, such as a 20-car garage, and flaunts dazzling touches of personal wealth, such as the 16th-century Leonardo da Vinci Codex Leicester).
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Origin and Etymology of tycoon
First Known Use: 1857
TYCOON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tycoon for English Language Learners
: a very wealthy and powerful business person
TYCOON Defined for Kids
Definition of tycoon for Students
: a very powerful and wealthy business person
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