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
The tech tycoon was asked to explain how the group got its hands on the personal information of 87 million Facebook users.
In the years since, Musk has gained several potential hyperloop competitors, including British tycoon and airline magnate Richard Branson.
The castle was already a luxury hotel when the Irish racehorse tycoon J. P. McManus bought it in 2015.
An arched entrance in the new building evokes the shape of the old temple's brilliant gold and green dome (funded in the 1920s by movie tycoon Irving Thalberg).
Handing tycoons the right to import and sell cigarettes or booze on favourable terms means less tax revenue.
The last time two tycoons faced off head-to-head in a Battle of the Billionaires, Donald Trump clotheslined Vince McMahon and shaved his head at Wrestlemania 23.
Shawn’s profile of Hunter Harrison, the late, mysterious railroad tycoon and turnaround artist, is a tale for the ages.
The Hacienda was built in 1930 by famed architect Julia Morgan (who also designed Hearst Castle, just south), for newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst.
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Origin and Etymology of tycoon
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
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Definition of tycoon for English Language Learners
: a very wealthy and powerful business person
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