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Definition of "trainman" [train•man]

  • A member of the operating crew on a railroad train, especially the brakeman. (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 "trainman" in a sentence
  • "“Grand Central Station!” called the trainman, as, after a few minutes of darkness and smoke, daylight reappeared."
  • ""Grand Central Station!" called the trainman, as, after a few minutes of darkness and smoke, daylight reappeared."
  • "Washington! "called the trainman, after a ride of about five hours."