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subman Line breaks: sub¦man
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbman/

Definition of subman in English:

noun (plural submen)

A subhuman person.
Example sentences
  • This means that angels can justly be regarded as superhuman rather than (if they had smaller wings and a single balance) submen, or even (if they had no balance) simply mutants.

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