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adman

[ad-man, -muh n] /ˈædˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural admen
[ad-men, -muh n] /ˈædˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
1.
Also called advertising man. one whose profession is writing, designing, or selling advertisements.
2.
a printer or compositor who specializes in setting advertisements.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; ad1 + man1 or -man
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British Dictionary definitions for adman

adman

/ˈædˌmæn; -mən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(informal) a person who works in advertising
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adman

noun

An advertising executive or copywriter (1900s+)


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