railwayman


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railwayman

(ˈreɪlˌweɪmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Professions) a male worker on a railway, esp one other than a driver
2. (Railways) a male worker on a railway, esp one other than a driver
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.railwayman - an employee of a railroadrailwayman - an employee of a railroad    
brakeman - a railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
signalman - a railroad employee in charge of signals and point in a railroad yard
yardman - worker in a railway yard
train dispatcher, trainmaster, yardmaster - a railroad employer who is in charge of a railway yard
Translations

railwayman

[ˈreɪlweɪmən] N (railwaymen (pl)) (Brit) → ferroviario m, ferrocarrilero m (Mex)

railwayman

[ˈreɪlweɪmən] n (British)cheminot mrailway network n (British)réseau m ferré, réseau m ferroviairerailway station n (British)gare frailway timetable n (British)horaire m des chemins de ferrailway worker ncheminot(e) m/f

railwayman

[ˈreɪlˌweɪmən] n (-men (pl)) (Brit) → ferroviere m
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