noun, plural wheel·men.
- a driver, especially a chauffeur: The mobster's wheelman was also his bodyguard.
- a person who drives the getaway car in a holdup or robbery.
Examples from the Web for wheelman
The wheelman intending to make this run should examine the map of Brooklyn published in last week's Round Table.
That is probably the explanation, the wheelman forgetting himself in looking ahead also.The Iron Boys on the Ore Boats|James R. Mears
He could see the chin and jaws of the wheelman and the beard of old Captain Newton.The Pagan Madonna|Harold MacGrath
The riding is not very good, and the wheelman is wise if he dismounts frequently.
The capitas and wheelman are also paid monthly wages which vary with the nature of their work.A Journal of a Tour in the Congo Free State|Marcus Dorman