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letterman

[ let-er-man, -muhn ]
/ ˈlɛt ərˌmæn, -mən /
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noun, plural let·ter·men [let-er-men, -muhn]. /ˈlɛt ərˌmɛn, -mən/.

a person who has earned a letter in an interscholastic or intercollegiate activity, especially a sport.

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Origin of letterman

First recorded in 1715–25; letter1 + man, -man
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