Definition of Man of affairs
1. Noun. A person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive).
Specialized synonyms: Amalgamator, Arb, Arbitrager, Arbitrageur, Baron, Big Businessman, Business Leader, King, Magnate, Mogul, Power, Top Executive, Tycoon, Industrialist, Oilman, Operator, Owner, Proprietor, Small Businessman, Suit, Syndicator, Transactor
Generic synonyms: Bourgeois, Businessperson
Specialized synonyms: Cornell, Ezra Cornell, E. H. Harriman, Edward Henry Harriman, Harriman, Hill, J. J. Hill, James Jerome Hill, Collis Potter Huntington, Huntington, First Baron Marks Of Broughton, Marks, Simon Marks, David Sarnoff, Sarnoff, Leland Stanford, Stanford, George Stephenson, Stephenson, Henry Villard, Villard, John Wanamaker, Wanamaker, Aaron Montgomery Ward, Montgomery Ward, Ward, Frank Winfield Woolworth, Woolworth, Rudolf Wurlitzer, Wurlitzer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Man Of Affairs
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 ..."