1 (plural pitmen) A coal miner.
More example sentences
- At 18, David Purnell, like so many pitmen, had followed his father into the industry after 18 months working as a butcher.
- Thirty years ago, striking pitmen put the country on a three-day week and brought down the Heath government.
- Their bosses are putting on free yoga classes for all workers in a bid to make pitmen more alert and flexible.
Definition of pitman in:
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