noun, plural points·men. British.
- pointing device,
- points system,
Origin of pointsman
Examples from the Web for pointsman
Such a withered old face was the face of the pointsman at No. 11 point!From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling
The Pointsman is likely to remain on the line of the Olympic bills for many a week to come.
Lease was the pointsman at South Crabb Junction, and helped also in the general business there.
Looking at it from their side, the pointsman was detestable; only fit, as the Squire said, to be hanged.
At the Olympic Mr. Willard has made his mark as the Pointsman.