a person who drives a wagon.
(initial capital letter) Astronomy. the northern constellation Auriga.
Obsolete. a charioteer.

Origin of wagoner

First recorded in 1535–45; wagon + -er1
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Historical Examples of wagoner

  • He read from his own poem, "The Wagoner," a description of the battle of Brandywine.

  • My only sister was Patsy and she was borned after slavery and died at Wagoner, Oklahoma.

  • Then we rent 100 acres from some Indians close to Wagoner, and we farm it all with my family.

  • Fortunately, a wagoner took pity on these two women, and took them up.

  • Mrs. Wagoner used to go to see Mrs. Upton—she went frequently.

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British Dictionary definitions for wagoner




a person who drives a wagon
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