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[ahr-til-uh-ree-muh n] /ɑrˈtɪl ə ri mən/
noun, plural artillerymen.
a soldier serving in an artillery unit of the army.
Also, artillerist
[ahr-til-er-ist] /ɑrˈtɪl ər ɪst/ (Show IPA)
Origin of artilleryman
1625-35; artillery + -man Unabridged
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Examples from the web for artilleryman
  • The colonel, an artilleryman who hates his job, greets him sourly.
  • Being an artilleryman, he designed a military missile that carried a small powder keg in its nose.
  • Second, the nature of these wars demands a soldier who is more than an artilleryman with an engineering degree.
British Dictionary definitions for artilleryman


noun (pl) -men
a serviceman who serves in an artillery unit
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