wireman

[ wahyuh r-muh n ]
/ ˈwaɪər mən /

noun, plural wire·men.

a person who installs and maintains electric wiring.
Slang. a professional wiretapper.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. wireless technology,
  2. wireless telegraphy,
  3. wireless telephone,
  4. wireless telephony,
  5. wirelessly,
  6. wirephoto,
  7. wirepuller,
  8. wirepulling,
  9. wirer,
  10. wireroom

Origin of wireman

First recorded in 1540–50; wire + -man

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British Dictionary definitions for wireman

wireman

/ (ˈwaɪəmən) /

noun plural -men

mainly US a person who installs and maintains electric wiring, cables, etc
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