[ brij-muh n ]
/ ˈbrɪdʒ mən /

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.

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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