[speys-man, -muh n]
- an astronaut.
- a visitor to earth from outer space; extraterrestrial.
Origin of spaceman
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Examples from the Web for spaceman
For instance, who do you know on Spaceman's Row that can give you a reference?On the Trail of the Space Pirates
He just wanted to get away from the deadly humdrum existence on Spaceman's Row.
Roger had wound up on Spaceman's Row in Venusport as a matter of course.
"Spaceman, you are going to say your prayers every night after this," he murmured.Treachery in Outer Space
Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
"Spaceman, this is the biggest hunk of luck we've had in the last two hours," said Roger, taking one of the containers.Stand by for Mars!
- a person who travels in outer space, esp one trained to participate in a space flight
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