noun, plural work·men.
- workmen's compensation,
- workmen's compensation insurance
Origin of workman
Examples from the Web for workman
In the special, Workman plays the old man who, as a cabin boy, watched the pirates bury their treasure.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For almost a century, women like Workman continued to establish themselves in the sport, but Everest eluded them.
Representative Workman might also consider that moral conduct guides many laws.
If Representative Workman wanted to serve his constituency well, he would look to create jobs for the masses.
It might sound absurd, but this is the new jobs platform that Workman is putting forth.
He was what a workman would be to-day who, amidst great factories,22 worked alone.The Law of Civilization and Decay|Brooks Adams
Then he would don his French workman's blouse and scribble for dear life.The History of "Punch"|M. H. Spielmann
The most remarkable feat of human courage that I ever witnessed was a battle between an Indian workman and one of these snakes.A Journey in Southeastern Mexico|Henry Howard Harper
The workman, however, still retains the ownership of the implements of his craft and works in his own house.The Evolution of Modern Capitalism|John Atkinson Hobson
The holder of it proved to be a workman of the gang, and between us and him the strangest parley ensued.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith