bagman

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bagman

1. A vagrant. Yeah, that guy's a bagman, so you'll see him a lot on these streets.
2. One who is involved in an illegal business. I wouldn't trust him—I hear he's a bagman with some dangerous business practices.
3. One who sells illegal drugs. I can't believe you're a bagman now, selling drugs to innocent children.

bagman

(ˈbægmæn)
1. n. a tramp. Two old bagmen wandered slowly down the lane.
2. n. a drug dealer. (Drugs.) Sam was a bagman for a well-known dealer for a while.
3. n. any racketeer. Some bagman from the mob was pulled out of the river yesterday.
References in classic literature ?
- anything from a teacher of high morality to a bagman - who have won their little race.
"I've got to walk over from Disham," he said, and in the heart of him could not help marveling at the pleasure which he derived from making a bagman in a train believe what he himself did not believe.
A bagman of a high-profile drug lord inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) is one of the government's witness against former Justice Secretary and now Senator Leila De Lima.
It seems he has just become a bagman. And the opening scene is at a black-tie Governor's Ball, a place where "all about the room were little electromagnetic fields of power and money." Before the evening is over, however, he is escorted out of the affair by a couple of cops, taking him to the scene where a young woman has been brutally murdered, a woman with whom Victor had met only hours earlier to give her what is only the first of huge bags full of money, in service of a local Congressman, one with a seat on the House Ways and Means Committee, with whom she had been involved.
The 39-year-old needed a bagman who could commit from start to finish.
Proving hell hath no fury like a bagman scorned, the New Zealander - who won 13 Majors in his 72 worldwide wins with his previous boss - then declared: "It's the greatest week of my life caddying over 33 years and I sincerely mean that.