Definition of coachman
: a man who drives a coach or carriage
Recent Examples of coachman from the Web
Steampunk Santa had brass gadgets affixed to a black coachman's hat and light-up shoes.
Cars once displaced lots of coachmen and stable boys but created many more new jobs laying out highways and attending service stations.
A nameless coachman, who must be Santa Claus’s evil twin, abducts young boys and takes them to a place called—
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First Known Use of coachman
COACHMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coachman for English Language Learners
: a man whose job was driving a carriage pulled by horses
COACHMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of coachman for Students
: a person whose business is driving a coach or carriage
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