Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "yardmaster" []

  • A railroad employee in charge of a yard. (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 "yardmaster" in a sentence
  • "Pearl's yardmaster told Nimitz it would take months to refit the carrier."
  • "He believed that the yardmaster could fix the Yorktown in 72 hours, and he was right."
  • "In an exceptional cast, Rosario Dawson is Connie, a yardmaster who knows her stuff and has the courage to insist on it; Kevin Corrigan is an intelligent and intuitive federal safety inspector; Ethan Suplee is a dim-bulb threat to safety in the marshaling yard; Kevin Dunn is an invincibly dense manager, and Lew Temple is a welder who seizes the limelight."