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oilman

(ˈɔɪlmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Professions) a person who owns or operates oil wells
2. (Professions) a person who makes or sells oil
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oilman - a person who owns or operates oil wells
businessman, man of affairs - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
wildcatter - an oilman who drills exploratory wells in territory not known to be an oil field
2.oilman - a worker who produces or sells petroleum
oil rigger, rigger - someone who works on an oil rig
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
Translations

oilman

[ˈɔɪlmæn] N (oilmen (pl)) (= worker) → petrolero m; (= magnate) → magnate m del petróleo
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