torpedo men


[tawr-pee-doh-man, -muhn]
noun, plural torpedomen [tawr-pee-doh-men, -muhn] .
a petty officer or warrant officer responsible for the maintenance, use, and repair of underwater weapons and equipment.

1880–85, Americanism; torpedo + man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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