[lob-ster-muh n]

noun, plural lob·ster·men.

a person who traps lobsters.

Origin of lobsterman

First recorded in 1880–85; lobster + -man

Usage note

See -man.
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Related Words for lobsterman

trawler, fisher, lobsterman, troller, piscator, rodman

Examples from the Web for lobsterman

Historical Examples of lobsterman

  • The lobsterman made other attempts at conversation, but they were unproductive.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • The lobsterman chuckled as he undid the door of the trap and thrust in his arm.

    Four Afloat

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Guess you never see no hens like them afore, chuckled the lobsterman as he rowed away.

    Four Afloat

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • The lobsterman caught it, called his thanks and gave the Pet a final shove that carried her past him.

  • "It's a good thing you came along," said Daddy Bunker, as he thanked the lobsterman.