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  • adjective Characteristic of a banker.


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banker +‎ -ly


  • As part of a plan by the new Democratic majority to create the impression of frenzied hard work, the House has also boosted its workweek from a bankerly three days to five, and the Senate has trimmed its other spring break — two weeks in April — by half.


  • The new approach has already won praise on the Hill-which, still in Republican hands, appreciates a bankerly approach.

    Clinton Goes Corporate

  • In fact, the mosque is a building strongly evocative of its own time, with its sober, bankerly facade of tawny pink granite.

    A Minaret Over Manhattan

  • There was no giant watch, no pocket square, nothing of the bankerly peacock.

    Theodore Roosevelt IV Backs Wind Farm Off Martha's Vineyard -

  • "White House Trouble Spots" complained about the rightward tilt of the President's Economic Policy Group -- a body so bankerly that one Jordan operative privately renamed it the Business Policy Group.

    The Full Feed from

  • Nothing better to go with that than French Lover I point blank refuse to call it Bois d'Orage: it has the solid, bankerly feel of a rock-ribbed Republican but with a poet’s heart.

    Archive 2007-07-01


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