Definition of frontiersman in English:


Line breaks: fron¦tiers|man
Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌntɪərzmən
(or frontierswoman /ˈfrʌntɪəzmən, -ˈtɪəzmən/)

noun (plural frontiersmen or frontierswomen)

A person living in the region of a frontier, especially that between settled and unsettled country.
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  • Encountering the lost language of the frontiersmen and frontierswomen (for they were different) shines a bright light on a dark corner of the past.
  • Calamity's an uncouth, sarsaparilla-swilling, gun-slinging frontierswoman who can shoot, scuffle, and spin tall tales as well as any man alive.
  • She was a seven-foot-tall, 480-pound frontierswoman from the Utah Territory who could shoot and drink like a man and bend nails with her tongue.

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