wireman


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wire·man

 (wīr′mən)
n.
1. One who works with electric wiring.
2. Slang One who taps telephone lines; a wiretapper.

wireman

(ˈwaɪəmən)
n, pl -men
(Electrical Engineering) chiefly US a person who installs and maintains electric wiring, cables, etc

wire•man

(ˈwaɪər mən)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who installs and maintains electric wiring.
2. a professional wiretapper.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wireman - a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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