Definition of townsman in English:


Syllabification: towns·man
Pronunciation: /ˈtounzmən

noun (plural townsmen)

A male resident of a particular town or city.
More example sentences
  • Old man, the orchard keeper you work for is no townsman.
  • But your major characters are a dumb, vain young king; a big, dumb townsman; a huge, dumb, evil sidekick who likes to cook; and one evil old bag who seems to have escaped from a natural history museum.
  • Van Mander characterized Lucas van Leyden, Rembrandt's most famous townsman, after whose self-portrait Rembrandt modeled his own, as the great master driven by lust.

Definition of townsman in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbəʊɡ(ə)l
a phantom or goblin