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adman

[ ad-man, -muhn ]

noun

, plural ad·men [ad, -men, -m, uh, n].
  1. Also called ad·ver·tis·ing man [ad, -ver-tahy-zing man]. one whose profession is writing, designing, or selling advertisements.
  2. a printer or compositor who specializes in setting advertisements.


adman

/ -mən; ˈædˌmæn /

noun

  1. informal.
    a person who works in advertising


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Word History and Origins

Origin of adman1

1905–10; ad 1 + man or -man

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Example Sentences

“He was the best adman of his generation,” is the general view, offered again and again by those who worked with him.

Benjamin Sarlin talks to the adman who helped bring down a Senate legend.

Huckster Heaven, in Hollywood, set out to fulfill the adman's dream in every particular.

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