noun (plural townsmen)
A male resident of a particular town or city.
- 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.
Words that rhyme with townsmangroundsman, groundsmen, roundsman, roundsmen, townsmen
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