Definition of coastguardsman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkōstˌɡärdzmən/


A member of a coast guard, especially the US Coast Guard.
Example sentences
  • South Korean coastguardsmen attempted to seize two boats illegally fishing in the zone.
  • You try and get down to the individual soldier, airmen, sailor, Marine level, coastguardsmen duty, civilian and look them in the eye and say, ‘How's it going?’
  • The discussion included the facts and figures of the 8th annual exercise, a contingent of 5 ships with 1400 soldiers, sailors, coastguardsmen and 300 marines.

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Syllabification: coast·guards·man

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