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bus·man

 (bŭs′mən)
n.
A man who drives a bus.

busman

(ˈbʌsmən)
n, pl -men
someone who works on buses, particularly as a driver or conductor

bus•man

(ˈbʌs mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who operates a bus.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.busman - someone who drives a busbusman - someone who drives a bus    
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
Translations

busman

[ˈbʌsmən] N (busmen (pl)) → conductor m/cobrador m de autobús
busman's holiday (fig) ocupación del ocio parecida a la del trabajo diario
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