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Noun: middleman (middlemen)  'mi-d(u)l,man
  1. Someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
    - jobber, wholesaler
     
  2. The performer in the middle of a minstrel line who engages the others in talk
    - interlocutor
     
  3. A person who is in a position to give you special assistance
    "he used his business middlemen to get an introduction to the governor";
    - contact

Derived forms: middlemen

Type of: distributer, distributor, minstrel, representative

Part of: minstrel show

Encyclopedia: Middleman