Definition of trackman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrakmən/

noun (plural trackmen)

A person employed in laying and maintaining railway track.
Example sentences
  • In the darkness at around 6am, the trackmen were using petrol-powered generators to light the site.
  • They push carts, assist trackmen and timbermen, shovel dirt and handle material, and do other necessary unskilled work about the mines.
  • At the time I thought he was joking, but I was soon to learn that many of the company's trackmen seldom do even three hours work a day.

Words that rhyme with trackman


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