noun, plural fishermen.
a person who fishes, whether for profit or pleasure.
a ship used in fishing.
Also, fisherman's. of, pertaining to, or designating a knitting pattern consisting primarily of cable-stitches executed in a characteristically thick, traditionally off-white yarn, or a garment made in this pattern and yarn: a fisherman sweater.

1400–50; late Middle English fissherman; see fisher, -man

nonfisherman, noun, plural nonfishermen. Unabridged
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fisherman (ˈfɪʃəmən)
n , pl -men
1.  a person who fishes as a profession or for sport
2.  a vessel used for fishing

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Example sentences for fishermen
Those affected also included fishermen, craftsmen and merchants.
Around the city were little villages where the fishermen of cardo lived.
This has therefore always been a favorite haunt of fishermen.
Sport fishermen prize bluefish for their fighting ability and cooperativeness.
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