noun (plural spidermen)British informal
A person who works at great heights in building work.
More example sentences
- After losing money in his orchard business for three years Chang became one of the spidermen mending slits at the top of the slope and building water channels.
- The climbers were like spidermen, swiftly moving their bodies on the almost vertical man-made hills.
- He is more like a spiderman in the modern concrete jungle of the city.
Definition of spiderman in:
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