adman

[ ad-man, -muh n ]
/ ˈædˌmæn, -mən /
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noun, plural ad·men [ad-men, -muh n] /ˈædˌmɛn, -mən/.

Also called advertising man. one whose profession is writing, designing, or selling advertisements.
a printer or compositor who specializes in setting advertisements.

Nearby words

  1. adler, felix,
  2. adler, larry,
  3. adlerian,
  4. adm.,
  5. admah,
  6. admass,
  7. admeasure,
  8. admeasurement,
  9. admete,
  10. admetus

Origin of adman

1905–10; ad1 + man1 or -man

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Examples from the Web for adman

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

    The Ad That Did Specter In|Benjamin Sarlin|May 20, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Huckster Heaven, in Hollywood, set out to fulfill the adman's dream in every particular.

    Telempathy|Vance Simonds


British Dictionary definitions for adman

adman

/ (ˈædˌmæn, -mən) /

noun plural -men

informal a person who works in advertising
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