Definition of Diamond jim

1. Noun. United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917).

Exact synonyms: Brady, Diamond Jim Brady, James Buchanan Brady
Generic synonyms: Financier, Moneyman

Lexicographical Neighbors of Diamond Jim

Di Guglielmo's syndrome
Di antigen
Diagnostic Drawing Series
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
Dialeurodes citri
Diamond Jim
Diamond Jim Brady
Diamond State
Dian Cecht
Diana complex
Diana monkey
Diana monkeys
Diane de Poitiers
Diangus gratianopolitanus

Literary usage of Diamond jim

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1913)
""diamond jim" Brady, cured, gives $200000 for urological institute. Reported. О 26 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. Ira Remsen resigns as president. ..."

2. Putnam's Handbook of Universal History: A Series of Chronological Tables edited by George Haven Putnam (1919)
"Deaths in 1917: Beckwith. James Carroll; Bonavita, Capt. Jack; Brady. James Buchanan (" diamond jim"); Carreno, Mme. Teresa; Choate. Joseph H.; Cody Col. ..."

3. Recollections of an Alienist, Personal and Professional by Allan McLane Hamilton (1916)
"... diamonds and precious stones in a manner only comparable to the late William F. Howe, the criminal lawyer, or the much advertised diamond jim Brady. ..."

4. Plots and Personalities: A New Method of Testing and Training the Creative by Edwin Emery Slosson, June Etta Downey (1922)
"When "diamond jim" Brady decided to sell railroad supplies Instead of being a hotel porter, be put all the money he had Into a $100 bill, tore the bill in ..."

5. Truly Rural by Richardson Little Wright (1922)
"... circumscribed and by eating far more than was good for me, I had attained the girth of a tun, a sort of Gilbert Chesterton-diamond jim Brady corpulence. ..."

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