Definition of raftsman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈraftsmən/

noun (plural raftsmen)

A man who works on a raft.
Example sentences
  • Slowly evidence against him was amassed from sawmill workers and raftsmen; disguised as fishing boats, the police began to shadow his raft.
  • Number one, they are raftsmen and have learned to fake sincerity from the time they began smuggling illegal goods across the Poprad river.
  • He listens to the raftsmen talk about the ways in which the river has changed and how the land has been altered.

Words that rhyme with raftsman

craftsman, craftsmen, draftsman, draftsmen, draughtsman, draughtsmen, raftsmen

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Syllabification: rafts·man

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