noun, plural light·er·men.
Examples from the Web for lighterman
The offensive antics of a lighterman in mid-stream, who nearly fell overboard in his efforts to attract his attention, he ignored.Ship's Company, The Entire Collection|W.W. Jacobs
He was the son of a lighterman, and for many years stood behind a counter and sold books.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
"That's me," said the lighterman, as he pushed his unwieldy craft from the jetty.His Other Self|W.W. Jacobs
As a lighterman he did better, until the building of a wharf ruined his business.By-Ways of War|James Jeffrey Roche