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1. A person who trades in lumber.
2. A lumberjack or logger.


(ˈlʌm bər mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who deals in lumber.
[1810–20, Amer.]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lumberman - a person who fells treeslumberman - a person who fells trees    
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
scorer - a logger who marks trees to be felled
References in classic literature ?
One day," concluded Kraft, solemnly, "there will come to Cypher's for a plate of beans a millionaire lumberman from Wisconsin, and he will marry Milly.
We could not give her over to a lumberman, doubly accursed by wealth and provincialism.
At last the bollworm had attacked the cotton--the poison ivy was reaching out its tendrils to entwine the summer boarder--the millionaire lumberman, thinly disguised as the Alaskan miner, was about to engulf our Milly and upset Nature's adjustment.
And it was he who "broke the jam," as a lumberman would say, by suggesting the MESSAGE RATE system.
8) Empire of Timber tackles this topic by looking at the Industrial Workers of the World's (IWW) organizing of Pacific Northwest logging camps, the Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumberman (a company union) during World War I, the International Woodworkers of America (IWA) from its formation in 1937, the more conservative United Brotherhood of Carpenters, and the experiences of tree planters or, as Loomis refers to them, "countercultural reforestation workers.
of the famous legendary lumberman Paul Bunyan, and they live in the little logging town of Pineville, somewhere near the Great Pasty Mountains.
Thomas "Whit" Whitaker Rosborough, who had been a lumberman in Arkansas, moved to Springfield in 1939, and the first board came out of his new sawmill in 1940.
George Edwards: Scoop-maker and lumberman of Sundown, NY
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MERSyN (CyHAN)- An 800-year-ol olive tree which was first taken to a lumberman was saved by Toroslar Municipality in Turkish southern province of Mersin and replanted.
In this slice of Southern Gothic, the actor plays a lumberman in rural Louisiana.
Lucy began his career as a lumberman in the 1930s, economic trends that had begun in the 1920s and that had accelerated throughout the 1950s were rapidly changing the business of lumbermen across the American South.