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 studio and director opted to scrap any scenes with Spacey and recast the role of tycoon Getty with Plummer (who previously was in the running for the part).
Christopher Plummer stars as oil tycoon J. Paul Getty in 'All the Money in the World,' director Ridley Scott's thriller based on the 1973 kidnapping of Getty's grandson.
Almost immediately, Christopher Plummer was recast in the role of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty.
Eight Investment was the same company that backed Prince Mohammed’s impulse buy of the 440-foot yacht from a Russian vodka tycoon in 2015.
Visitors like New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, golfer Ernie Els, real estate tycoon Steve Wynn, and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi were among visitors previously spotted by reporters during Trump's past trips to the club.
Sergei Vladi, a lawyer who was a vice president of Mr. Polonsky’s Mirax Group from 2007 to 2013, confirmed both Mr. Sater and Mr. Rozov worked with the Russian tycoon.
Aviation tycoon Howard Hughes comes in not far behind at No.
But Beijing still views entertainment as a risky and vainglorious investment sector for local tycoons.
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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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