Definition of Bagman

1. Noun. A salesman who travels to call on customers.




2. Noun. A racketeer assigned to collect or distribute payoff money.
Generic synonyms: Racketeer

Definition of Bagman

1. n. A commercial traveler; one employed to solicit orders for manufacturers and tradesmen.

Definition of Bagman

1. Noun. (informal) A person who collects, transports, or distributes illicit money, especially for the purpose of bribery, extortion, or the making of other improper payments. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bagman

1. a traveling salesman [n BAGMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bagman

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baggywrinkles
bagh
baghdadite
baghouse
baghouses
baghs
bagladies
baglady
baglama
baglamas
bagless
baglike
baglo
bagmaking
bagman (current term)
bagmen
bagmoth
bagmoths
bagna càuda
bagnio
bagnios
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bagpiped
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Literary usage of Bagman

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1865)
"This bagman had turned off from the Great North Road, and was riding towards ... Now the bagman was not over bold, and his saddle-bags were well filled, ..."

2. Merrie England: Its Sports and Pastimes by Lord William Pitt Lennox (1858)
"... Mr. Thornhill's hounds—Edge Hill—First appearance of the " bagman"—A regimental pack—The red-herring hounds—A day's run—" He that fights and runs away, ..."

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