noun, plural motormen.
a person who operates or drives an electrically operated vehicle, as a streetcar or subway train.
a person who operates a motor.

1885–90, Americanism; motor + -man

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motorman (ˈməʊtəmən)
n , pl -men
1.  the driver of an electric train
2.  the operator of a motor

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Example sentences
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.
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