lob·​ster·​man | \ ˈläb-stər-mən How to pronounce lobsterman (audio) \

Definition of lobsterman

: one whose business is lobstering

Examples of lobsterman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among them, everyday workers like Maine lobsterman Jason Joyce, Minnesota dairy farmer Cris Peterson, and Wisconsin’s John Peterson, owner of Schuette Metals. S.e. Cupp Tribune News Service (tns), Star Tribune, "Trump's convention should worry the left," 27 Aug. 2020 The lineup also had a Maine lobsterman, a Wisconsin farmer and a Native American leader. Steve Peoples, Star Tribune, "'Fighting for you': First lady makes her case for Trump vote," 26 Aug. 2020 Tuesday’s two-and-a-half-hour lineup also featured a Maine lobsterman, a Wisconsin farmer and a Native American leader. Anchorage Daily News, "Day 2 at GOP convention features Melania Trump, a pardon and Pompeo," 26 Aug. 2020 Maine got its star turn as a lobsterman talked up Trump’s trade policies. Adam Goldman, New York Times, "Republicans Turn to Rescued Hostages to Highlight Trump Foreign Policy," 25 Aug. 2020 Mainer shoppers can go to their local fish market, lobster co-op, or local lobsterman to purchase lobster. Sarah Downey, Washington Examiner, "Lobster industry tries new ways of commerce to offset economic impact of COVID-19," 12 May 2020 For the uninitiated, 62-year-old Hal Blood of Jackman, Maine, is a straight-talking Marine Corps veteran, former lobsterman, and deer-dogging savant who essentially picked up where Benoit left off. Gerry Bethge, Outdoor Life, "North Woods Legend Hal Blood on Snow Tracking Bucks," 18 Feb. 2020 The picnic tables are surrounded by a wall of blue-wire lobster traps, a hint that co-owner Matt Weber is a lobsterman. Christopher Reynoldsstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Maine’s scenic Monhegan Island is a portrait of Brigadoon mixed with L.L. Bean," 25 July 2019 However, the statement also said the lobstermen still think the whale plan focuses too much on new restrictions for their industry. USA TODAY, "Massive pumpkin, runaway emu, 38-year-old penguin dies: News from around our 50 states," 21 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of lobsterman

1881, in the meaning defined above

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4 Oct 2020

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“Lobsterman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobsterman. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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