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motorman

[moh-ter-muh n] /ˈmoʊ tər mən/
noun, plural motormen.
1.
a person who operates or drives an electrically operated vehicle, as a streetcar or subway train.
2.
a person who operates a motor.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism; motor + -man
Usage note
See -man.
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Examples for motorman
  • Signs were posted all over indicating that the train was being automatically operated and the motorman did not ride in his cab.
  • The motorman was filling in at the driller's console.
  • When the motorman realized they were taking a kick he shut down the mud pumps.
British Dictionary definitions for motorman

motorman

/ˈməʊtəmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
the driver of an electric train
2.
the operator of a motor
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