Definition of 'businessman'
Video: pronunciation of 'businessman'
Example sentences containing 'businessman'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
One local businessman raised an objection. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another local businessman expressed frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But again, we have to remind ourselves that the Belgian is an extremely successful businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He is now an esteemed pundit (largely because his preparation is so meticulous) and a successful businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All he has to do, now that he has been elected, is to stop being a successful businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A rival appears - a wealthy businessman, who makes the woman an indecent proposal. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He specialises in luring politicians and businessmen into deals then leans on them with extreme violence. The Sun (2013)She is obviously what the judges would regard as a very successful businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The millionaire businessman said that he wanted to focus more of his energies on his charity work. Times, Sunday Times (2007) British businessmen have given a similar account. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He despised local businessmen and saw them as gangsters. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My father was a very successful businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His record shows that he is a successful businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So many in fact that a former millionaire businessman has set up an organisation devoted to finding sober men for employers to hire. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Wealthy businessmen and politicians from the North provided support. Christianity Today (2000)Her career was effectively put on hold when she married her childhood sweetheart, a local businessman. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But five years in the City convinced him that he wanted to be a politician not a businessman. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)He saw himself not as a record company owner or businessman but as a patron of the arts, darling. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the billionaire businessman turned politician gave no indication that he would be returning home or that he planned to run for public office again. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The medal was bought by a South American businessman who then returned it to him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An American businessman based in Romania has also been charged. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He said the suite's clients tend to be'extremely highprofile celebrities or very wealthy businessmen. Times, Sunday Times (2012)THIS is the moment a millionaire businessman tried to stop a neighbour's helicopter taking off - by climbing on it. The Sun (2010)
Trends of 'businessman'
In Common Usage. businessman is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'businessman'
British English: businessman /ˈbɪznɪsˌmæn; -mən/ NOUN
A businessman is a man who works in business.
...a wealthy businessman who owns a printing business.
- American English: businessman
- Arabic: رَجُل الَأعْمال
- Brazilian Portuguese: homem de negócios
- Chinese: 商人
- Croatian: poslovni čovjek
- Czech: obchodník
- Danish: forretningsmand
- Dutch: zakenman
- European Spanish: empresario
- Finnish: liikemies
- French: homme d’affaires
- German: Geschäftsmann
- Greek: επιχειρηματίας
- Italian: uomo d’affari
- Japanese: ビジネスマン
- Korean: 사업가
- Norwegian: forretningsmann
- Polish: biznesmen
- European Portuguese: homem de negócios
- Romanian: om de afaceri
- Russian: предприниматель
- Spanish: empresario
- Swedish: affärsman
- Thai: นักธุรกิจชาย
- Turkish: iş adamı
- Ukrainian: бізнесмен
- Vietnamese: doanh nhân
Definition of businessman from the Collins English Dictionary
Take better control of your finances with these simple steps
Do you find yourself living paycheque to paycheque? Dr Peter Brooks offers his advice to make that money last
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.