infantryman

[ in-fuhn-tree-muhn ]
/ ˈɪn fən tri mən /

noun, plural in·fan·try·men.

a soldier of the infantry.

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Origin of infantryman

First recorded in 1880–85; infantry + man

usage note for infantryman

See -man.
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British Dictionary definitions for infantryman

infantryman
/ (ˈɪnfəntrɪmən) /

noun plural -men

a soldier belonging to the infantry
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