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horse·man

 (hôrs′mən)
n.
1.
a. A man who rides a horse.
b. A man skilled in equitation.
2. A man who breeds and raises horses.

horseman

(ˈhɔːsmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a person who is skilled in riding or horsemanship
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a person who rides a horse
ˈhorseˌwoman fem n

horse•man

(ˈhɔrs mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who is skilled in riding a horse.
2. a person on horseback.
3. a person who owns, breeds, trains, or tends horses.
[1175–1225]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horseman - a man skilled in equitationhorseman - a man skilled in equitation    
picador - the horseman who pricks the bull with a lance early in the bullfight to goad the bull and to make it keep its head low
bronco buster, broncobuster, buster - a person who breaks horses
fox hunter - a mounted hunter who follows the hounds in pursuit of a fox
horsewoman - a woman horseman
jockey - someone employed to ride horses in horse races
postilion, postillion - someone who rides the near horse of a pair in order to guide the horses pulling a carriage (especially a carriage without a coachman)
rider - a traveler who actively rides an animal (as a horse or camel)
roughrider - a horseman skilled at breaking wild horses to the saddle
2.horseman - a person who breeds and cares for horses
animal fancier - a person who breeds animals

horseman

noun rider, equestrian Gerald was a fine horseman.
Translations
فارِس، خَيّال
jezdec-kyně
rytter
hevosmiesratsumies
jahačkonjanik
lovas
reiîmaîur
騎手

horseman

[ˈhɔːsmən] N (horsemen (pl)) (= rider) → jinete m; (skilful) → caballista m, charro m (Mex)

horseman

[ˈhɔːrsmən] ncavalier m

horseman

[ˈhɔːsmən] n (-men (pl)) → cavaliere m

horse

(hoːs) noun
1. a large four-footed animal which is used to pull carts etc or to carry people etc.
2. a piece of apparatus used for jumping, vaulting etc in a gymnasium.
ˈhorse-box noun
an enclosed vehicle etc used for carrying horses.
ˈhorsefly noun
a large fly that bites horses etc.
ˈhorsehair noun, adjective
(of) the hair from a horse's mane or tail. The mattress is stuffed with horsehair; a horsehair mattress.
ˈhorsemanfeminine ˈhorsewoman noun
a rider, especially a skilled one. She is a very competent horsewoman.
ˈhorsemanship noun
ˈhorseplay noun
rough and noisy behaviour or play.
ˈhorsepower (usually abbreviated to h.p.when written) noun
a standard unit used to measure the power of engines, cars etc.
horseshoe (ˈhoːʃʃuː) noun
1. a curved iron shoe for a horse.
2. something in the shape of a horseshoe. The bride was presented with a lucky silver horseshoe.
on horseback
riding on a horse. The soldiers rode through the town on horseback.
(straight) from the horse's mouth
from a well-informed and reliable source. I got that story straight from the horse's mouth.
References in classic literature ?
However, when the Horseman got the hare, he rode off as fast as he could.
A hunt after hunters Hungry times A voracious repast Wintry weather Godin's River Splendid winter scene on the great Lava Plain of Snake River Severe travelling and tramping in the snow Manoeuvres of a solitary Indian horseman Encampment on Snake River Banneck Indians The horse chief His charmed life.
At that instant the horseman turned his head and looked in the direction of his concealed foeman - seemed to look into his very face, into his eyes, into his brave, compassionate heart.
I followed its receding thread out into the distance -- not a horseman on it, or sign of one.
Remember that he will most likely be disguised as a horseman.
Meantime the young horseman has advanced a hundred yards.
In his seat he had nothing of the awkwardness of the convent, but displayed the easy and habitual grace of a well-trained horseman.
He then descended the little staircase, went out at a lateral door, and perceived at the end of the wall a mounted horseman holding another horse by the bridle.
Hans did not speak so softly but the horseman heard it all, and said, 'Well, friend, why do you go on foot then?
Beside him was Simon Chekmar, his personal attendant, an old horseman now somewhat stiff in the saddle.
It was a shout of sudden excitement at the appearance of a horseman cleaving the crowd at full gallop.
While she was fetching the water her husband approached the dusty horseman and inquired eagerly for news from the front.