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Meaning of "gombeen-man" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GOMBEEN-MAN

gombeen-man  [ˈɡɒmbiːnˌmæn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GOMBEEN-MAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gombeen-Man is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GOMBEEN-MAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gombeen-man in the English dictionary

The definition of gombeen-man in the dictionary is a shopkeeper who practises usury.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GOMBEEN-MAN


binman
ˈbɪnˌmæn
birdman
ˈbɜːdˌmæn
boardman
ˈbɔːdˌmæn
businessman
ˈbɪznɪsˌmæn
cameraman
ˈkæmərəˌmæn
caveman
ˈkeɪvˌmæn
deadman
ˈdɛdˌmæn
freedman
ˈfriːdˌmæn
gownman
ˈɡaʊnˌmæn
handyman
ˈhændɪˌmæn
ironman
ˈaɪənˌmæn
mailman
ˈmeɪlˌmæn
repairman
rɪˈpɛəˌmæn
rodman
ˈrɒdˌmæn
sandman
ˈsændˌmæn
sceneman
ˈsiːnˌmæn
snowman
ˈsnəʊˌmæn
spiderman
ˈspaɪdəˌmæn
strongman
ˈstrɒŋˌmæn
superman
ˈsuːpəˌmæn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GOMBEEN-MAN

gombeen
gombeenism
Gomberg
gombo
gombroon
Gomel
gomer
gomeril
Gomorrah
Gomorrean
Gomorrha
Gomorrhean
gompa
Gompers
gomphoses
gomphosis
Gomulka
gomuti
gomuti palm

WORDS THAT END LIKE GOMBEEN-MAN

as one man
batman
de-man
G-man
gaberlunzie-man
german
he-man
Hoffman
human
man
man-to-man
miracle-man
Oman
one-man
roman
T-man
to a man
van-man
well-man
woman

Synonyms and antonyms of gombeen-man in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gombeen-man» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GOMBEEN-MAN

Find out the translation of gombeen-man to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

gombeen人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gombeen - hombre
570 millions of speakers

English

gombeen-man
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

महाजनी आदमी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رجل gombeen -
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

gombeen человек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gombeen -man
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তেজারতি ম্যান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gombeen - homme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gombeen-man
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gombeen -Mann-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

gombeen人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고리 대금업자 남자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gombeen-man
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiền lời cho vay - người đàn ông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

gombeen மனிதன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गोमबेन-मॅन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fahiş faiz adam
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gombeen -man
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gombeen -man
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

gombeen людина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gombeen - man
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

gombeen - man
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gombeen - man
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gombeen -man
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gombeen -man
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gombeen-man

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GOMBEEN-MAN»

The term «gombeen-man» is barely ever used and occupies the 205.232 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GOMBEEN-MAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gombeen-man

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GOMBEEN-MAN»

Discover the use of gombeen-man in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gombeen-man and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Culture of an Information Economy: Influences and ...
4.2.3 Gombeen Man The gombeen man is from the famine times. He was the " cute " man who ran a shop and who abused his position to get people into debt to him. He was therefore discretely doing well. It has carried to this day to refer to ...
E.M. Trauth, 2000
2
In the Time of Famine
If the famine benefited anyone, it was the "gombeen man"—a corruption of the Gaelic word for usury, gaimbin. Found in every city and village in Ireland, the gombeen man was universally hated and despised. He was the last resort in times of ...
Michael Grant, 2011
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Land and Popular Politics in Ireland: County Mayo from the ...
183 Gibbon and Higgins make little distinction between money and credit lending when defining a "gombeen man," and this was 181 Clark, Social Origins of the Irish Land War, p. 129. 182 Richmond Commission, Minutes of Evidence, Pi. I, p.
Donald E. Jordan, 1994
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Pastoralists at the Periphery: Herders in a Capitalist World
The gombeen-man has the emporium in the village; he gets his farmers on his books, and then they dare not deal in any store but his; they never know how much they owe him for he charges them interest on their debts. He takes their butter ...
Claudia Chang, Harold Albert Koster, 1994
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The Adventures of Seumas Beg: The Rocky Road to Dublin
GOMBEEN-MAN. I put the sky into my pocket, And the sea into my locket, And into my ... BERESFORD. PLACE. The man who has and does not give Shall break FROM HAWK AND KITE THE GOMBEEN-MAN BERESFORD PLACE.
James Stephens
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Colloquial Language in Ulysses: A Reference Tool
10.890 (240). gombeen man. Z)St/£483b. -man. A usurer; an extortionate middleman: Anglo-Irish: ca. 1862-1900 as colloq., then 'Standard'; PWJ 264; OED gombeen has only with man or woman. Gifford: "gombeen — "Anglicized Irish for  ...
Robert William Dent, 1994
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Delphi Complete Works of Bram Stoker (Illustrated)
“Sure an' he isthe Gombeen Man.” “What isthat?Whatis a gombeen man?” “ Whisper me now,” said Andy;“axsomeiv the others. They'll larnitye more betther nor Ican.” “What is agombeen man?” I askedtothecompany generally. “A gombeen ...
Bram Stoker, 2013
8
Selected Short Stories of Padraic Colum
"Gilsenin, the Gombeen man," the shuler muttered, and she spat out. Now the phrase "Gombeen man" would signify a grasping peasant dealer, who squeezed riches out of the poverty of his class, and few people spoke of Michael Gilsenin as ...
Padraic Colum, Sanford Sternlicht, 1986
9
Dracula's Crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness, and the Question of ...
For one thing, this form tended to detach the land struggle from the colonial problematic by blaming everything on the gombeen man. Focusing as it did on Stoker's representation of this convenient villain, Gladstone's reported appreciation of ...
Joseph Valente, 2002
10
Guinness's Brewery in the Irish Economy 1759-1876
The poverty of Irish country people after the Great Famine was often attributed to the activities of the 'gombeen man', but it is not clear what these men are alleged to have done with the money they made from their activities. It seems probable ...
Patrick Lynch, John Vaizey, 2011

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GOMBEEN-MAN»

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Culture and its role in the death of the 'Tiger'
The Renfield-as-gombeen-man identification should have resonance. Just as Dracula is essentially undying unless killed in a particular way, ... «Irish Times, Oct 14»
2
Classical: Berlin Philharmonie, Live in HD
... a cripple who adores the same authority figure that buckled him, and Maelíosa Stafford's odious gombeen-man magistrate, we can see the ... «Irish Examiner, Dec 13»

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