Definition of market man in US English:

market man

noun

  • 1A man who buys or sells in a market.

  • 2Stock Market. A person (especially a man) who works in a stock exchange.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Elyot (c1490–1546), humanist and diplomat. From market + man.

Pronunciation

market man

/ˈmɑːkɪt ˌman/