Definition of turfman in English:


Syllabification: turf·man
Pronunciation: /ˈtərfmən

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.

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