someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
the performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
a person who is in a position to give you special assistance;
"he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"
- There was no middleman in this transaction.
- He acted as a middleman in discussions between the two companies.
- I believe that a commission is usually allowed for a middleman.
- She wants to buy direct from the manufacturer and cut out the middleman.