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Definition of "oilman" []

  • Somebody involved in the production, refinement or delivery of oil; such as an oil field worker or executive, or the owner of an oil well. (noun)
  • A retailer who sells vegetable oils, and food preserved in oil (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oilman" in a sentence
  • "Who would have believed, just weeks ago, that America's most famous self-described "oilman," T. Boone Pickens, would be spending millions of dollars on an advertising campaign to convince Americans what had been obvious, but what had been denied by just about every other "oilman" in America: we can't drill our way out of our energy problems."
  • "The film's central character is the self-proclaimed "oilman" Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis), who over the course of the film doesn't so much progress or change (like most dramatic characters do), as slowly unleash more and more of the inner depths that are churning inside him all the while."
  • "But blaming "oilman" Bush for high prices began when the average price was well below today's $3.05 national average."