horseman

noun horse·man \ ˈhȯrs-mən \
|Updated on: 24 Jul 2018

Definition of horseman

1 : a rider or driver of horses; especially : one whose skill is exceptional
2 : a person skilled in caring for or managing horses
3 : a person who breeds or raises horses

horsemanship

play \ˈhȯrs-mən-ˌship\ noun

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First Known Use of horseman

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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HORSEMAN Defined for English Language Learners

horseman

Definition of horseman for English Language Learners

  • : a person (especially a man) who rides horses

  • : a person (especially a man) who breeds or raises horses


HORSEMAN Defined for Kids

horseman

noun horse·man \ ˈhȯrs-mən \

Definition of horseman for Students

plural horsemen \-mən\
1 : a horseback rider
2 : a person skilled in handling horses

horsemanship

\-ˌship\ noun

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