[ steel-muhn ]

noun,plural steel·men.
  1. a person engaged in the steelmaking business.

Origin of steelman


Words Nearby steelman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use steelman in a sentence

  • Maybe, in a world that seems to be drowning in photos,  steelman is mounting some quiet resistance to so much easy vision.

    Steel Stillman Redacts Himself | Blake Gopnik | February 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Smith screwed his face and squeezed a pimple on his throat; steelman absently counted the flies on the wall.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson
  • Presently steelman, with a yawning sigh, lay back on the pillow with his hands clasped under his head.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson
  • While Smith was gone, steelman paced the room with a strange, worried, haunted expression.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson
  • steelman rose, took up the pile of ten sovereigns, and placed it neatly on top of the rest.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson
  • But steelman gave him to understand (as between themselves) that he wasn't taking on any pupils just then.

    Over the Sliprails | Henry Lawson