toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

proprietor
used in Arrowsmith

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
the owner of a business
  • Martin stood with her at the window, mad with the pride of proprietorship.
    Chapter 10 (37% in)
  • There was also a belief that its proprietor must once have been called Doctor Vickerson, but for years he had been only The Doc, and he was scurfier and much less adjustable than the chair.
    Chapter 1 (13% in)
  • He was suddenly in conference with conductors of symphony orchestras, directors of art-schools, owners of itinerant Chautauquas, liberal governors, ex-clergymen who wrote tasty philosophy for newspaper syndicates, in fact all the proprietors of American intellectuality— particularly including a millionaire named Minnigen who had recently been elevating the artistic standards of the motion pictures.
    Chapter 30 (17% in)

There are no more uses of "proprietor" in Arrowsmith.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®