trawlerman

noun
trawl·​er·​man | \ ˈtrȯ-lər-mən How to pronounce trawlerman (audio) \

Definition of trawlerman

2 : one who mans a trawler

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During last year’s Brexit referendum campaign, a flotilla of trawlermen steamed up the Thames to protest against European Union fishing quotas. The Economist, "A spat about seafood shows the compromises that Brexit will force," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of trawlerman

1633, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Dictionary Entries near trawlerman

trawlable

trawl board

trawler

trawlerman

trawl line

trawlnet

tray

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