Definition of "yardman" []

  • A man employed in a yard, especially a railroad yard. (noun)
  • A person employed to do various outdoor jobs (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.

  • A worker in a railway yard (noun)
  • A worker in a lumberyard (noun)
  • A sailor of the royal or upper yards (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "yardman" in a sentence
  • "The old tomcat watched Clay fromhiswindow, greedily lapping him up secretly like so much yardman cream."
  • "Well if you have four large dogs and a rat to pick up after before the yardman arrives at dawn so he won´t think you a flojo pig, you would see the importance of this issue."
  • "At least one of the local cops had worked at the house as yardman."