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noun (pl) -men
a presenter of a television or radio programme, esp a sports transmission, consisting of a number of outside broadcasts from different locations
another word for linkboy
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  • Coachman at door (to linkman, as Mr. B. goes down the steps).

  • Nevertheless, he put his hand in his pocket and gave the linkman half-a-crown.

    Contraband G. J. Whyte-Melville
  • They strolled down the road for a few moments in silence, passing a linkman on the way.

    The Black Moth Georgette Heyer
  • I found my linkman leaning against a post and laughing heartily.

    The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough
  • I expected, I think, to see the dreaded figure of the linkman.

    Uncle Silas J. S. LeFanu
  • The linkman at sight of him stopped an instant, then marched on.

  • linkman and Laver in Budge Row, perhaps—reliable, not too conspicuous, only nodding acquaintances.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • Coachman at Door (to linkman, as Mr. B. goes down the steps).

    Voces Populi F. Anstey
  • The friar received her; she went in, and directly the linkman stood alone outside.

  • The linkman had retreated to the other side of the way, where he seemed on the point of fleeing, leaving his master to his fate.

    Helmet of Navarre Bertha Runkle

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