noun, plural Min·ute·men.
Examples from the Web for minuteman
At some point, Forde founded her own outfit, the Minuteman American Defense.
But I did find a photograph of my brother, dressed as a minuteman, and one of me in costume, too.
The minuteman wanted to go back to ordinary life and his family.Average Americans|Theodore Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for minuteman
noun plural -men
Word Origin and History for minuteman
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.