Definition of "yardmen" []

  • A person employed to do various outdoor jobs (noun)
  • A worker in a railway yard (noun)
  • A worker in a lumberyard (noun)
  • A sailor of the royal or upper yards (noun)
  • Plural form of yardman. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "yardmen" in a sentence
  • "Jerry ... we have two "yardmen" that generally work around our place in Ajijic about 5 hours a week (or a total of 10 hours a week based on 2 men x 5 hours)."
  • "I never knew any black people who were not servants or yardmen."
  • "The dark-skinned employees—maids retrieving the trash cans from the curb, yardmen with ear protectors clamped on their heads operating mowers and leaf blowers, hod carriers and framers constructing an extension on a house—were all foreigners, not the repressed and indigenous people Somerset Maugham and George Orwell and Graham Greene had described in their accounts of life inside dying European and British empires."