noun, plural Min·ute·men.
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The minuteman wanted to go back to ordinary life and his family.Average Americans
noun plural -men
U.S. history, one of a class of militia available for immediate service (i.e. "ready in a matter of minutes"), 1774. As the name of a type of ICBM, from 1961, so called because they could be launched with very little preparation.