Definition of turfman in English:


Line breaks: turf|man
Pronunciation: /ˈtəːfmən

noun (plural turfmen)

chiefly US
  • A devotee of horse racing, especially one who owns or trains horses.
    More example sentences
    • It was with a sense of personal loss that turfmen yesterday learned of the death of James Clare, for a quarter of a century the superintendent of the Brighton Beach racecourse.
    • After retiring from the saddle and taking up residence in Paterson, N.J., then a famous rendezvous for turfmen, Littlefield became one of the leading trainers in America.
    • The racers of the most prominent turfmen of the country are there.

More definitions of turfman

Definition of turfman in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody