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motorman Syllabification: mo·tor·man
Pronunciation: /ˈmōdərˌman/

Definition of motorman in English:

noun (plural motormen)

The driver of an electric vehicle, especially a streetcar or subway train.
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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