Definition of trainman in English:


Syllabification: train·man
Pronunciation: /ˈtrānmən, -ˌman

noun (plural trainmen)

A railroad employee who works on trains.
More example sentences
  • All day I struggled through translations with a pocket dictionary, and was rewarded by getting to know the trainmen and hearing them talk about their experiences in the narrow gauge past.
  • But the diesel kept going, because the hostler, not being a trainman, had never thought of trying the coupling.
  • That diesel doses were relatively high was assumed from the indoor conditions described, including locomotive cabs for trainmen.

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