noun, plural fish·er·men.
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Example sentences from the Web for fisherman
Officials also had received reports of loud bangs—called in by fishermen—and an oil slick.
In vain, fishermen waited for the sea to come back: there were no fish, there was no money for their families.
A morning mist hung over everything, clearing occasionally to reveal lone fishermen.
In the distance I spotted banners on buildings and a pair of one-legged fishermen balancing with large cone-shaped nets.
“Last year fishermen were real fishermen, now they are just for show, for tourists in the lake,” Yin says.
A man of whom we inquired informed us that the fishermen would not bring in their catch until two days later.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Although fishermen outnumber foresters at the present time, the number of fishermen has been decreasing.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
The fishermen, seeing her appear and vanish among the cliffs, take her to be the fairy Esterello, who is a sort of Loreley.
He glorifies, he brings to the light our little harbor of fishermen, let us make him Consul, Consul for life!'
No one helped but Ormonde, yet the country had become fairly safe, and English fishermen fished in peace.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell