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Definition of "frontiersman" []

  • A man who lives on the frontier. (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 "frontiersman" in a sentence
  • "The frontiersman was a trial-and-error empiricist, who believed in his own ability to fathom the depths of the problems which plagued him."
  • "Everywhere in the colonization of America the frontiersman has been a distinct species."
  • "The most famous of these would be 'Father Murphy' aka frontiersman John Michael Murphy and Jonathan Garvey of 'Little House On The Prairie'."