businessman - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “businessman”

See all translations

businessman

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbɪznɪsmən/ ( plural businessmen)
a man who works in business, especially one with an important position in a company or who owns his own company: a successful businessman
a man who understands a lot about business and making money: a good/shrewd businessman A shrewd businessman, he knew how to make a profit from his inventions. →  See also businessperson , businesswoman
Translations of “businessman”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指公司高層的)商界人士, 實業家…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指公司高层的)商界人士, 实业家…
(Definition of businessman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of businessman?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “businessman” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

disappear off the face of the earth

to disappear completely

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More