Examples of tycoon in a Sentence
an oil tycoon who's widely considered the most powerful man in the county
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The rape allegation represents a new element in the sprawling case that Chinese prosecutors are building against the real estate tycoon, who is being investigated for at least 19 major criminal cases.
The company has been in the news because of its various acquisitions, questions about its true ownership, and because Guo Wengui, a fugitive tycoon sought by the authorities, made allegations of secret ties to Communist Party officials.
The supermodel tycoon, passed away in 2013 to cancer, but his legacy lives on in a new documentary, Casablancas: The Man Who Loved Women.
But in the Indianapolis area, known for its comparatively low cost of living, and with its scarcity of tycoons who have visions of theuber-lifestyle, only eight houses have sold for more than $2 million all year.
Several other tycoons running large private companies fell under clouds around the same time.
Oil tycoon Forrest Lucas bought the property near West 116th Street and Ditch Road as an extension of his neighboring estate, intending to carry on what Irsay started.
Other maxed-out contributors to Nicholson include conservative donor Rebekah Mercer, Wyoming investor Foster Friess, and Chicago tycoon Sam Zell.
The former Georgia captain campaigned alongside billionaire tycoon Bidzina Ivanishvili in a challenge against then-president Mikheil Saakashvili.
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Origin and Etymology of tycoon
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
Synonymsbaron, captain, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, lord, mogul, monarch, Napoleon, prince, magnate
Related Wordsbig boy, big cheese, bigfoot, biggie, big gun, big shot, big wheel, bigwig, fat cat, figure, heavy, heavyweight, honcho, kahuna, main man, mover and shaker, nabob, nawab, notable, personage, pooh-bah (also poo-bah), supremo [chiefly British], VIP; celebrity, personality, star, superstar; deity, demigod, god
Near Antonymshalf-pint, lightweight, small-timer; inferior, subordinate, underling; nobody, nothing, zero
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