[kragz-muh n]

noun, plural crags·men.

a person accustomed to or skilled in climbing crags.

Origin of cragsman

First recorded in 1810–20; crag1 + -s3 + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for cragsman

hiker, climber, alpinist, cragsman, mountaineer

Examples from the Web for cragsman

Historical Examples of cragsman

  • No cragsman in broadest daylight could do such a thing, he asserted.

    Red Cap Tales

    Samuel Rutherford Crockett

  • He must be helmsman and chief, the cragsman, the rifleman, the boat steerer.

  • But now, at the present moment, he was unwilling to make essay of his prowess as a cragsman.

    Aaron Trow

    Anthony Trollope

  • So defiant is the challenge of this rock that no cragsman can pass it by.

  • We are going to the village to get a cragsman with a rope, and will be with you anon.

    A Prince of Cornwall

    Charles W. Whistler

British Dictionary definitions for cragsman


noun plural -men

a rock climber
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