Definitions of mercantile

  1. profit oriented; " a commercial book"; " preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan; " a mercenary enterprise"; " a moneymaking business"
  2. Of or pertaining to merchants, or the business of merchants; having to do with trade, or the buying and selling of commodities; commercial.
  3. Having to do with, or engaged in, trade; pertaining to merchants.
  4. Pertaining to merchants or trade.
  5. Commercial. See Merchant.
  6. Relating to trade; trading; carrying on commerce; commercial.