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Definition of "adman" []

  • A man who designs, writes, acquires, or sells advertising. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "adman" in a sentence
  • ""Absolutely, conclusively," insists John Slattery, who plays fellow adman Roger Sterling."
  • "Last month, John Weaver, a former McCain adviser, and Fred Davis, the famously nontraditional Republican adman, launched a Web site for Horizon PAC, which prominently features a large letter H over vague verse: "Maybe someday we'll find a new generation of conservative leaders.""
  • "Are they scriveners churning out what the novelist Richard Yates himself a sometimes adman called "grubby little jobs for hire," or are they skilled poets performing on a commercial canvas?"