What does financier mean?

Definitions for financier
ˌfɪn ənˈsɪər, ˌfaɪ nən-fi·nancier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. financier, moneymanverb

    a person skilled in large scale financial transactions

  2. financierverb

    conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner


  1. financiernoun

    A person who, as a profession, profits from large financial transactions.

    Etymology: From financier.

  2. financiernoun

    A company that does the same.

    Etymology: From financier.

  3. financiernoun

    A light, spongy teacake, usually based on almond flour or flavoring.

    Etymology: From financier.

  4. financiernoun

    A traditional French (Ragou00FBt a la Financière) or Piemontese (Finanziera alla piemontese) rich sauce or ragout, made with coxcomb, wattles, cock's testicles, chicken livers and a variety of other ingredients.

    Etymology: From financier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Financiernoun

    one charged with the administration of finance; an officer who administers the public revenue; a treasurer

    Etymology: [Cf. F. financier.]

  2. Financiernoun

    one skilled in financial operations; one acquainted with money matters

    Etymology: [Cf. F. financier.]

  3. Financierverb

    to conduct financial operations

    Etymology: [Cf. F. financier.]


  1. Financier

    A financier is a person who makes their living from investments, typically involving large sums of money and usually involving private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, corporate finance, investment banking and/or large-scale asset management. The term is French, and derives from finance or payment. A financier today can be someone who makes their living from investing in up and coming or established companies and businesses. A financier makes money through this process when his or her investment is paid back with interest, from part of the company's equity awarded to them as specified by the business deal, or a financier can generate income through commission, performance, and management fees.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of financier in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of financier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of financier in a Sentence

  1. Simon Robey:

    I'm not a deal junkie, I'm probably a rather old-fashioned corporate financier.

  2. Middle East:

    China has earned much of its leverage in the region, especially on the African side of the Red Sea/Gulf of Aden, by becoming the leading financier and builder of infrastructure projects such as dams, roads, railways, and IT networks.

  3. Arthur Wing Pinero:

    A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    If this deal goes through, it will transform the Obama administration into the world's leading financier of radical Islamic terrorism.

  5. Gilbert Gapay:

    Monay has replaced her aunt as the main financier and logistic supporter of the militant group, the arrest will adversely affect the logistics support network of the group.

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