spaceman

play
noun space·man \ˈspās-ˌman, -mən\

Definition of spaceman

  1. 1 :  one who travels outside the earth's atmosphere

  2. 2 :  a visitor to earth from outer space

1932

First Known Use of spaceman

1932


SPACEMAN Defined for English Language Learners

spaceman

play
noun space·man \ˈspās-ˌman, -mən\

Definition of spaceman for English Language Learners

  • : a person (especially a man) who travels in a spacecraft into outer space

  • in stories : a visitor to Earth from outer space


Learn More about spaceman


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up spaceman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

acid in temper, mood, or tone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!