Definition of tribesman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌɪbzmən
(or tribeswoman)

noun (plural tribesmen or tribeswomen)

  • A person belonging to a tribe in a traditional society or group.
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    • They are as keenly felt by the African tribesman as by the European city-dweller, by the inhabitant of a Latin American shanty-town as by the resident of a Manhattan apartment.
    • On hearing of his misdeeds, the ‘witch’ has no trouble believing that he is indeed the cause of his tribesman's misfortunes.
    • Gillison seems in her element in uncharted jungles, among indigenous tribesmen and curious expats.

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