- one of the crew of a streetcar or the like, as the motorman.
Origin of carman
- (William) Bliss,1861–1929, Canadian poet and journalist in the U.S.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for carman
Carman had the paddle, and Seamon was in the stern of the boat.The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln
"Something ought to be done for 'er," said the carman, as he went out.Ship's Company, The Entire Collection
A seedling of Lucky pollinated by Carman; from Munson in 1899.The Grapes of New York
U. P. Hedrick
The most famous places of meeting were Tara, Telltown and Carman.
The management of the Carman also says that patrons will be given the very best of service.News Writing
M. Lyle Spencer
- a man who drives a car or cart; carter
- a man whose business is the transport of goods; haulier
- US and Canadian a tram driver
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012