Definition of businessman in English:

businessman

noun

  • A man who works in commerce, especially at executive level.

    • ‘So far, its leaders and businessmen say the chancellor has not just talked the talk, but walked the walk.’
    • ‘They're the essence of traditional New England Republican businessmen.’
    • ‘It's the question businessmen in Miami, London and New York are dying to find out and the question nobody can answer.’
    • ‘It didn't take long to figure out that this complex began as a plaything for a group of six retired and bored businessmen.’
    • ‘I've always said that we needed to look at it as businessmen always look at high-risk business investments.’
    • ‘He's a local businessman, and he is most concerned for his employees, some of whom are still missing.’
    • ‘He fired his deputy president for having ties to a businessman who was recently convicted of corruption.’
    • ‘Such rare failures seem to matter little to the hordes of western businessmen and women packing the hotel bars of the city's glitzy financial district.’
    • ‘The business school isn't looking for stylish and amusing writers; it is looking for good businessmen.’
    • ‘With the industry flourishing, more foreign businessmen are beginning to rush in to get a share of the market.’
    • ‘They live together in the old section of town in a grand three-story home donated by a local businessman.’
    • ‘The land was sold on to a developer in 1995 but the mystery businessman continued to have a financial interest.’
    entrepreneur, business person, industrialist, manufacturer, tycoon, magnate, big businessman, employer
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Pronunciation

businessman

/ˈbɪznɪsmən/