›someone who owns or has an importantposition in a largeindustrialcompanyOccupations and tradesTraders, merchants and entrepreneursPeople who sell thingsPeople who buy thingsIndustry and industrial processesBosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.
by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,