noun high·way·man \-mən\

: a man especially in the past who stopped travelers on roads and robbed them

Full Definition of HIGHWAYMAN

:  a thief who robs travelers on a road

First Known Use of HIGHWAYMAN


Rhymes with HIGHWAYMAN


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