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Meaning of WATERMAN

Pronunciation:  'woturmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who drives or rides in a boat
 

WATERMAN is a 8 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: boater, boatman
 
 See Also: canoeist, ferryman, gondolier, gondoliere, oarsman, paddler, punter, rower, worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wa"ter*man\, n.; pl. {Watermen}.
1. A man who plies for hire on rivers, lakes, or canals, or
   in harbors, in distinction from a seaman who is engaged on
   the high seas; a man who manages fresh-water craft; a
   boatman; a ferryman.

2. An attendant on cab stands, etc., who supplies water to
   the horses. [Eng.] --Dickens.

3. A water demon. --Tylor.

 

 

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