Dictionary.com

serviceman

[ sur-vis-man, -muhn ]
/ ˈsɜr vɪsˌmæn, -mən /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: serviceman / servicemen on Thesaurus.com

noun, plural serv·ice·men [sur-vis-men, -muhn]. /ˈsɜr vɪsˌmɛn, -mən/.
a member of the armed forces of a country.
a person whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment: a television serviceman.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of serviceman

First recorded in 1920–25; service1 + man

usage note for serviceman

See -man.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use serviceman in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for serviceman

serviceman
/ (ˈsɜːvɪsˌmæn, -mən) /

noun plural -men
Also called (feminine): servicewoman a person who serves in the armed services of a country
a man employed to service and maintain equipment
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK