merchant banker

noun
: an acceptance house that also does investment banking

* * *

merchant banker noun [countable] [singular merchant banker plural merchant bankers]
Thesaurus: types of bank and people who work in bankshyponym
Main entry: merchant bank

* * *

merchant banker,
a person who manages or represents a merchant bank.

* * *

merchant banker noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]
• • •
Main Entry:merchant bank

* * *

ˌmerchant ˈbanker ; noun
Main entry:merchant bankderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • merchant banker — UK US noun [C] ► BANKING a merchant bank , or a person who works for one: »The group brought in merchant bankers Kleinwort Benson to handle the disposal of these acquisitions. »He is a former merchant banker …   Financial and business terms

  • merchant banker — merchant bankers N COUNT A merchant banker is someone who works for a merchant bank …   English dictionary

  • merchant banker —    a male term of abuse    Additional to any association with the disrespect in which some hold the calling.    Rhyming slang for wanker.     ... a whisper directed to some inattentive figure: Show some respect, you merchant banker. {Daily… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • merchant banker — noun a) a businessman whose business is merchant banking b) a wanker (usually abbreviated as merchant) See Also: merchant bank …   Wiktionary

  • merchant banker — noun see merchant bank …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • merchant banker — I Australian Slang wanker II Cockney Rhyming Slang Wanker He s a right merchant …   English dialects glossary

  • merchant banker — See: merchant bank …   English dictionary

  • merchant banker — /ˌmɜ:tʃənt bæŋkə/ noun a person who has a high position in a merchant bank …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Merchant banker — wanker …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • merchant banker — n British a contemptible person, a wanker. This rhyming slang, coined in the late 1980s like its synonym Kuwaiti tanker , high lights a contemporary concern (in this case the spectacular mid 1980s devel opments in the financial centres of the… …   Contemporary slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.