Definition of Man of affairs

1. Noun. A person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive).




Lexicographical Neighbors of Man Of Affairs

man date
man day
man down
man flu
man ho
man hour
man in the moon
man in the street
man is a wolf to man
man is the measure of all things
man jack
man magnet
man of God
man of action
man of affairs (current term)
man of deeds
man of few words
man of letters
man of means
man of one's word
man of parts
man of science
man of size
man of straw
man of the cloth
man of the hour
man of the world
man of war
man on

Literary usage of Man of affairs

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

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Finlay is a great historian of the type of Polybius, Procopius, and Machiavelli, a man of affairs, who has qualified himself for treating of public ..."

2. The Beginnings of Modern Europe (1250-1450) by Ephraim Emerton (1917)
"John XXIII, unscrupulous politician as he was, was a fairly typical Italian man of affairs. His successes up to this point Failure of made it reasonably ..."

3. The New England Magazine by Making of America Project (1895)
"Vet cannot we call Whittier a man of affairs in the sense that we call Goethe a man of affairs, or call Curtis so; just as we cannot call ..."

4. Money and its laws, embracing a history of monetary theories and a history by Henry Varnum Poor (1877)
"... in an eminent degree the gift of money-making, and undoubtedly ranked high as a man of affairs. He, however, no sooner took up his pen than he seemed ..."

5. The Preacher, His Life and Work by John Henry Jowett (1912)
"THE PREACHER AS A man of affairs " Like unto a merchantman " IN the course of these lectures we have considered the life and ministry of the preacher in ..."

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