captains of industry

Cultural Dictionary

captains of industry definition

A phrase that is sometimes used to describe businesspeople who are especially successful and powerful.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: captains mast
Next Definition: captains-bed
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for captains of industry
More from
Search for articles containing captains of industry Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature