ra·​dio·​man | \ ˈrā-dē-ō-ˌman How to pronounce radioman (audio) \

Definition of radioman

: a radio operator or technician

Examples of radioman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their father, the late Seaman 1st Class Ray Botello, was a radioman aboard the cruiser USS Detroit, which managed to get underway and keep its anti-aircraft batteries firing during the battle. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 7 Dec. 2021 The memorial features a large sculpture of a Marine radioman surrounded by bricks listing the names of all the code talkers. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 7 Dec. 2021 Laid to rest: A Navy radioman from Dayton was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery on Friday nearly 80 years after perishing during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Dayton Daily News’ Thomas Gnau reports. cleveland, 25 May 2021 Alpha McPherson, 78, a Navy radioman who retired from active duty in 1981 and then was a communications specialist as a Navy Department civilian from 1983 to 2003, died Feb. 26 at his home in Washington. Washington Post, 28 Apr. 2021 His father, Wayne, was a Navy radioman in the Korean War. Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 19 Aug. 2019 In 1969, Craig enlisted in the U.S. Navy, became a submariner, and served for four years as a radioman on the USS Von Steuben - based in Charleston, S.C. and Scotland., 18 June 2019 Robert entered the Navy while still a teenager and served as a radioman during World War II. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, 7 June 2019 While serving as a radioman, Laurenzo was part of a team responsible for unloading 200 troops in eight minutes., 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of radioman

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Radioman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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