ar·​til·​lery·​man är-ˈti-lə-rē-mən How to pronounce artilleryman (audio)
: a soldier in the artillery

Examples of artilleryman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This should result in faster, more responsive artillery support and fewer losses among Ukrainian artillerymen. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 3 Aug. 2023 And President Joe Biden’s decision to open the vast U.S. stockpiles of cluster munitions to Ukrainian artillerymen has eased an ammunition crunch that otherwise might have shortened the counter-offensive. Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner, 27 July 2023 Their oldest brother, Rudy, was also a Vietnam War veteran, an artilleryman. Jeong Park, Los Angeles Times, 28 May 2023 The Texas Military Department (TMD) said in a news release that Evans, a specialist, is a 22-year-old field artilleryman from Arlington, Texas, and has served in the guard for almost two years. Hannah Sarisohn, Rosa Flores and Emma Tucker, CNN, 24 Apr. 2022 Evans, a field artilleryman from Arlington, is assigned to A Battery, 4-133 Field Artillery Regiment in New Braunfels and joined the Texas Army National Guard in May 2019. Ariana Garcia, Chron, 24 Apr. 2022 The clip was meant to reassure relatives back in Russia that his sudden transition to frontline artilleryman was coming along just fine. Milana Mazaeva, New York Times, 6 Mar. 2023 The Texas Military Department (TMD) said that Evans was a 22-year-old field artilleryman from Arlington, Texas, and had served in the guard for almost two years. Melanie Zanona, CNN, 25 Apr. 2022 Forward observers can instantaneously chat with artillerymen, quickly ordering up fire missions to neutralize Russian targets. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 24 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History


artillery + man entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1566, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of artilleryman was circa 1566

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“Artilleryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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