[ ad-man, -muhn ]
/ ˈædˌmæn, -mən /
noun, plural ad·men [ad-men, -muhn]. /ˈædˌmɛn, -mən/.
Also called advertising man. one whose profession is writing, designing, or selling advertisements.
a printer or compositor who specializes in setting advertisements.
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British Dictionary definitions for adman
/ (ˈædˌmæn, -mən) /
noun plural -men
informal a person who works in advertising
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