Also called advertising man. one whose profession is writing, designing, or selling advertisements.
a printer or compositor who specializes in setting advertisements.
Contemporary Examples

Benjamin Sarlin talks to the adman who helped bring down a Senate legend.
The Ad That Did Specter In Benjamin Sarlin May 19, 2010

Historical Examples

Huckster Heaven, in Hollywood, set out to fulfill the adman’s dream in every particular.
Telempathy Vance Simonds

noun (pl) -men
(informal) a person who works in advertising


An advertising executive or copywriter (1900s+)


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