[ luhm-ber-muhn ]
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noun,plural lum·ber·men.
  1. a person who deals in lumber.

Origin of lumberman

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; lumber1 + man

usage note For lumberman

See -man.

Words Nearby lumberman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use lumberman in a sentence

  • He had been fumbling in his pack, and now produced a pair of thick woollen lumberman's socks.

    Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
  • Then you will wish to save them from fire and the lumberman's axe, especially the rare and old sequoias.

    Stories of California | Ella M. Sexton
  • Garry's father, known to the backwoodsmen as "Moose" Boone, is a wealthy lumberman.

  • Passing the ridge, we now came into a section of the forest which had never been visited by the lumberman's axe.

    Lost Pond | Henry Abbott
  • The second team was led by a tall, gaunt-jawed, one-eyed lumberman named Jim Johnson, but invariably known as “Walley.”

    The Backwoodsmen | Charles G. D. Roberts