Definition of oilman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈoilˌman/
Pronunciation: /ˈoilˌmən/

noun (plural oilmen)

An owner or employee of an oil company.
Example sentences
  • The Dallas oilman has been saying since last year that oil prices are likely to stay well over $30 a barrel for a long time.
  • Well, let's start from the beginning and that is that both of them are oilmen, they come out of the oil industry.
  • Her Aunt Patsy tries to set her up temporarily with a rich Oklahoma oilman named Daniel, but Lucy actually falls for him.

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Syllabification: oil·man

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