noun, plural whale·men.
Examples from the Web for whaleman
A New Bedford boy might tell us, and very correctly, that the woodpecker harpoons his grub, just as a whaleman harpoons a whale.The Woodpeckers|Fannie Hardy Eckstorm
But the whaleman, as he seeks the food of light, so he lives in light.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
It was at this moment that I came as close to death as ever whaleman experienced.Swept Out to Sea|W. Bertram Foster
The whaleman, being more or less of a celebrity, had attracted the bright glances of several Tchuktchi maidens.From Paris to New York by Land|Harry de Windt
The whale bids fair to become as extinct as the dodo, and the whaleman is already as rare as the buffalo.American Merchant Ships and Sailors|Willis J. Abbot