[brij-muh n]

noun, plural bridge·men.

a person who works on a bridge or on the construction of bridges.
a person who manages the loading and unloading of ferries at a landing dock.

Nearby words

  1. bridge roll,
  2. bridge table,
  3. bridge view,
  4. bridgeboard,
  5. bridgehead,
  6. bridgend,
  7. bridgeport,
  8. bridger,
  9. bridger, james,
  10. bridges

Origin of bridgeman

First recorded in 1640–50; bridge1 + -man

Usage note

See -man. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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