Definition of shantyman in English:

shantyman

Line breaks: shanty|man
Pronunciation: /ˈʃantɪman
 
/

noun (plural shantymen /ˈʃantɪmɛn/)

North American
A lumberjack.
More example sentences
  • A soloist, the ‘shantyman’, would improvise verses, and the working team would punctuate with invariable refrains, containing one or two accents at which combined forces would pull together.

Definition of shantyman in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on shantyman

Nearby words


Translate shantyman

into Spanish
Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal