[ stohn-muhn ]

noun,plural stone·men.
  1. a stonecutter or stoneworker.

Origin of stoneman

First recorded in 1870–75; stone + -man

Words Nearby stoneman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stoneman in a sentence

  • Hooker completed the work by forming a cavalry corps, consisting of three divisions, commanded by Major-General stoneman.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • Yet this battle-field had been seen and reconnoitered by the troops which had taken part in stoneman's skirmish.

    Three Years in the Sixth Corps | George T. Stevens
  • Elsie stoneman took her seat beside the cot of the wounded Confederate and began softly to sing and play.

    The Clansman | Thomas Dixon
  • Excuse me, stoneman; I have to laugh or die beneath the burdens I bear, surrounded by such supporters!

    The Clansman | Thomas Dixon
  • The woman took her seat opposite stoneman and presided over this curious group with the easy assurance of conscious power.

    The Clansman | Thomas Dixon