Definition of "stockman" []

  • A man who owns or raises livestock. (noun)
  • A man who is in charge of livestock or works on a stock farm. (noun)
  • A man who is employed in a stockroom or warehouse. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stockman" in a sentence
  • "Do not repeat the mistake made in a recent television programme where the so-called stockman kept hold of "the poor little thing", as this will deny it the vital colostrum it needs and the piglet will die."
  • "Between the time that Rod took charge of Juniper, and the time of the train's starting, the young "stockman," as he was termed on the way-bill, had some pretty lively experiences."
  • "A 'stockman' is naturally the man who drives the stock, and the 'stockwhip' a peculiar short-handled long whip with which he drives them."