Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The middle men now engaged in the business are all to be abolished.

These were a sort of middle men, and to some of them an allowance was made by the Government.

They are a kind of middle men, bring fox and bear-skins, and exchange them for European goods.

The bowmen and steersmen were to receive forty pounds' wages annually, and the middle men thirty-five pounds.

The bowman and the steersman carry their canoe, a duty from which the middle men are exempt.

The bulk of the land revenue in Bengal was collected by middle men, known as zemindars, from tenant farmers known as ryots.

The reason of this is simple: French newspaper proprietors prefer doing their work themselves—they will have no middle men.

Amidst the crashing of the middle men, the small business men and manufacturers, the trusts stood firm.

Ivory enters largely into commerce, being brought by "middle men" from the distant interior.

Still, concessions were made to the mass of middle men, which stimulated them to demand, and strengthened them to obtain more.