frontiersman

noun fron·tiers·man \ ˌfrən-ˈtirz-mən , frän- \

Definition of frontiersman

:a person who lives or works on a frontier

Examples of frontiersman in a Sentence

  1. the frontiersmen were willing to brave harsh living conditions in order to achieve a better life

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First Known Use of frontiersman

1814


FRONTIERSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

frontiersman

noun

Definition of frontiersman for English Language Learners

  • : a person (especially a man) who lives on the frontier (sense 2)


FRONTIERSMAN Defined for Kids

frontiersman

noun fron·tiers·man \ ˌfrən-ˈtirz-mən \

Definition of frontiersman for Students

plural frontiersmen \-mən\
:a person living on the frontier


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