noun, plural fer·ry·men.
Origin of ferryman
Examples from the Web for ferryman
For what bridge shall cross the uncrossable, what ferryman ply for silver pounds on the Great Gulf?V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
"Then I'll not break my back rowing you over," said the ferryman, decidedly.The Marvellous Land of Oz|L. Frank Baum
Light and active, he soon got out again, drying his clothes and passing the night at the house of the ferryman.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)|Charles Morris
Boat and ferryman seemed some exquisite animate medallion of another age.Kenny|Leona Dalrymple
Where we come to cross the river, Uncle George Tunnel was the ferryman.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration