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signalman

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noun sig·nal·man \ˈsig-nəl-mən, -ˌman\

Simple Definition of signalman

  • : a person who has the job of operating signals on a railway

  • : a person in the military who is trained to send and receive signals

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of signalman

  1. :  a person who signals or works with signals (as on a railway)

1737

First Known Use of signalman

1737


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