Definition of motorman in English:


Syllabification: mo·tor·man
Pronunciation: /ˈmōdərˌman

noun (plural motormen)

The driver of an electric vehicle, especially a streetcar or subway train.
More example sentences
  • Travelling on the tram was a sociable activity as the same conductors and motormen were on the same timetable most days.
  • They had a conductor and a motorman: a motorman to drive it, and a conductor to collect fares and announce the stops.
  • Instead of a motorman and conductor there will only be motormen.

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