Dictionary.com

bandsman

[ bandz-muhn ]
/ ˈbændz mən /
Save This Word!

noun, plural bands·men.
a musician who plays in a band.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of bandsman

First recorded in 1835–45; band1 + 's1 + -man

usage note for bandsman

See -man.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use bandsman in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bandsman

bandsman
/ (ˈbændzmən) /

noun plural -men
a player in a musical band, esp a brass or military band
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
FEEDBACK