serviceman

noun
ser·​vice·​man | \ ˈsər-vəs-ˌman How to pronounce serviceman (audio) , -mən \

Definition of serviceman

1 : a male member of the armed forces
2 : a man employed to repair or maintain equipment
3 : a gas station attendant

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Examples of serviceman in a Sentence

wishing our servicemen overseas the best of luck
Recent Examples on the Web In the game, a player can choose to be a US serviceman leading a team on missions against insurgents, or an unarmed Iraqi father trying to escape with his family to safety. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 9 Oct. 2021 Tantawi had a strong military background as an infantry serviceman. BostonGlobe.com, 21 Sep. 2021 The military would need to develop policies to protect privacy — for example, by potentially allowing researchers to upload an anonymous DNA profile of an unidentified serviceman. Fox News, 2 Aug. 2021 The military would need to develop policies to protect privacy — for example, by potentially allowing researchers to upload an anonymous DNA profile of an unidentified serviceman. NBC News, 2 Aug. 2021 Like Brina, Tamaki was born to an Okinawan woman and U.S. serviceman. Washington Post, 2 Apr. 2021 Ken Gerstley’s job as an ATM serviceman took to him to stores all over Baltimore. Tim Prudente, baltimoresun.com, 20 Apr. 2021 Detectives are working with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service on the investigation because of the involvement of a Navy serviceman and the Ridgecrest location. al, 16 Apr. 2021 Seven experienced kayakers took part in the event, including a veteran, an active-duty serviceman, a guide and four Veterans Village supporters. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of serviceman

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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11 Oct 2021

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“Serviceman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serviceman. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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serviceman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of serviceman

: a man who is a member of the military

serviceman

noun
ser·​vice·​man | \ ˈsər-vəs-ˌman How to pronounce serviceman (audio) \
plural servicemen\ -​ˌmen \

Kids Definition of serviceman

: a man who is a member of the armed forces

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