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ad·man

 (ăd′măn′)
n. Informal
A man who designs, writes, acquires, or sells advertising.

adman

(ˈædˌmæn; -mən)
n, pl -men
informal a person who works in advertising

ad•man

(ˈædˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
a person who writes, designs, or sells advertisements.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adman - someone whose business is advertisingadman - someone whose business is advertising
huckster - a person who writes radio or tv advertisements
plugger, promoter, booster - someone who is an active supporter and advocate
publiciser, publicist, publicizer - someone who publicizes
touter, tout - someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
Translations

adman

[ˈædmæn] N (admen (pl)) → profesional m de la publicidad, publicista m

adman

[ˈædmæn] npublicitaire m

adman

n pl <-men> (inf)Werbefachmann m; admenWerbeleute pl

adman

[ˈædmæn] n (fam) → pubblicitario
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