horseman

[ hawrs-muhn ]
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noun,plural horse·men.
  1. a person who is skilled in riding a horse.

  2. a person on horseback.

  1. a person who owns, breeds, trains, or tends horses.

Origin of horseman

1
First recorded in 1175–1225, horseman is from the Middle English word horsman.See horse, -man

Other words from horseman

  • un·der·horse·man, noun, plural un·der·horse·men.

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British Dictionary definitions for horseman

horseman

/ (ˈhɔːsmən) /


nounplural -men
  1. a person who is skilled in riding or horsemanship

  2. a person who rides a horse

Derived forms of horseman

  • horsewoman, fem n

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