Definition of frontiersman
: a person who lives or works on a frontier
Examples of frontiersman in a Sentence
the frontiersmen were willing to brave harsh living conditions in order to achieve a better life
Recent Examples of frontiersman from the Web
Not like his friend and fellow frontiersman, Daniel Boone.
In the hallway, students use construction paper to create two life-size Instagram accounts for American frontiersman Davy Crockett — with captions written in the first and third person.
And Sachs is not the only major artist who is charmed by her: Ai Weiwei recently snapped up her depiction of him alongside American frontiersman Daniel Boone — a homage to the two men’s pioneering spirit.
Frontiersmen climbed up on the damask furniture to catch a sight of Jackson.
Galvez secretly helped him bankroll George Rogers Clark’s band of frontiersmen, who took Fort Sackville in Illinois from the British in 1778.
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First Known Use of frontiersman
FRONTIERSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of frontiersman for English Language Learners
: a person (especially a man) who lives on the frontier (sense 2)
FRONTIERSMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of frontiersman for Students
: a person living on the frontier
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