noun (plural tallymen)
1A person who keeps a score or record of something.
More example sentences
- I believe more consultation should be done before electronic counting mechanisms eliminate the transparency needed by tallymen in Irish elections.
- Eventually, the boxes are all opened, the tallymen deliver their last figures to the computer room and within minutes we have a final figure.
- And as returning officers have learnt over the years, only a fool would stand up to announce an official result without checking first with the tallyman.
Definition of tallyman in:
- The British & World English dictionary