yardman

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(yärdmən)

Inflections of 'yardman' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": yardmen

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
yard•man1  (yärdmən),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -men. [Naut.]
  1. Nautical, Naval Termsa sailor assigned to the yards of a vessel.
  • yard1 + -man 1885–90

yard•man2  (yärdmən),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -men. 
  1. a person who works in a railroad yard, boatyard, lumberyard, or the like.
  2. a person employed to care for the yard of a house, public building, etc., as by mowing the lawn and trimming shrubbery.
  • yard2 + -man 1815–25

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