Definition of businessman in English:


Syllabification: busi·ness·man
Pronunciation: /ˈbiznisˌman
, ˈbiznisˌmən

noun (plural businessmen)

1A man who works in business or commerce, especially at an executive level.
More example sentences
  • In response to the speech, roving thugs immediately executed 145 businessmen.
  • Neither does he have a big executive car, the sort that many Korean businessmen like to be seen chauffeured about in.
  • Often, the talk his editors wanted was from big shots, businessmen promoting themselves or wallowing in rancor.
entrepreneur, business person, industrialist, manufacturer, tycoon, baron, magnate, executive, employer;
dealer, trader, broker, merchant, buyer, seller, marketeer, dealmaker, merchandiser, vendor, retailer, supplier
1.1 [with adjective] A person with a specified level of skill in financial matters: his knowledge and talent were never in question, but he was a poor businessman
More example sentences
  • I am convinced that no one could have done just as I did, no matter how able a businessman he was.
  • Any businessman who doesn't know the state of his company's finances is not a businessman.
  • The smart businessman thinks like a ball and remains in balance no matter what happens.

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