signalman

noun sig·nal·man \ ˈsig-nᵊl-mən , -ˌman \

Definition of signalman

: a person who signals or works with signals (as on a railway)

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First Known Use of signalman

1737


SIGNALMAN Defined for English Language Learners

signalman

noun

Definition of signalman for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has the job of operating signals on a railway

  • : a person in the military who is trained to send and receive signals


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