noun, plural line·men.
Related formsun·der·line·man, noun, plural un·der·line·men.
Examples from the Web for lineman
Citi is now betting the lineman can transform into a quarterback.
A former Colgate University lineman, Rooney was a pugnacious GI who had trouble keeping his lips zipped.The Story of the American Journalists Who Landed on D-Day|Timothy M. Gay|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Anybody ought to know it 'thout being told, you old Rube," growled the lineman, who was from Boggs City.The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
Seagrue, with a curse, sprang back, and drawing a knife rushed for the second time at the lineman.
Scott and the lineman swung into their saddles and started down the trail that led to the landing.
The lineman snorted and the operator saw that his appeal had fallen flat.
Moses Farmer, the electrician, invented the lineman's spurred irons by which to climb them.Charles Carleton Coffin|William Elliot Griffis, D. D.