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[ad-man, -muh n]
noun, plural ad·men [ad-men, -muh n] /ˈædˌmɛn, -mən/.
  1. Also called advertising man. one whose profession is writing, designing, or selling advertisements.
  2. a printer or compositor who specializes in setting advertisements.
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Origin of adman

1905–10; ad1 + man1 or -man
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Historical Examples of admen

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    The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals

    Edmund P. Evans

British Dictionary definitions for admen


noun plural -men
  1. informal a person who works in advertising
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