noun, plural grip·men.
Origin of gripman
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The conductor owes his position to her, and the gripman's mother does her laundry.
A little girl came out with a tin pail, the gripman's dinner.
They heard the kindly tones of the gripman talking to his children.
"You'd better hang on; the gripman is mad tonight," Mary explained.Rose of Dutcher's Coolly
The gripman usually jerks his thumb over his shoulder and indicates the next car, which is three miles away.