Definition of cornerman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkôrnərˌman/

noun (plural cornermen)

A person whose job is to assist a boxer or wrestler at the corner between rounds.
Example sentences
  • His cornermen were unable to stop the bleeding between rounds, and the southpaw fought the entire second round with blood streaming down his face.
  • Everyplace you looked, you'd see cornermen like Charley Goldman, with a stub of a cigar in the corner of his mouth, tending to a fighter.
  • I'm entering the ring with no robe, just black shorts and my cornermen around me.

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Syllabification: cor·ner·man

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