[belt-muh n, -man]
noun, plural belt·men [belt-muh n, -men] /ˈbɛlt mən, -ˌmɛn/.
  1. a worker responsible for the inspection, maintenance, and repair of machine belts.
  2. Australian. lifeguard.

Origin of beltman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for belt man

belt man

  1. Australian and NZ (formerly) the member of a beach life-saving team who swam out with a line attached to his belt
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