Definition of boatman in English:

boatman

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Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊtmən
 
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noun (plural boatmen)

A person who hires out boats or provides transport by boat.
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  • Trade on the Barrow was booming with up to 50 boats owned and worked by the Graignamanagh boatmen who worked the navigation system until trade ceased.
  • Founding Chairman of the Newry Canal Preservation Society, John was a boatman, a sailor, a windsurfer and a musician from the Showband days.
  • The stoic expression on Buddy's weathered face was almost identical to that of the other boatman as the boats closed rapidly on each other.

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