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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kohch-muh n]
    • /ˈkoʊtʃ mən/
    • /ˈkəʊʧmən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kohch-muh n]
    • /ˈkoʊtʃ mən/

Definitions of coachman word

  • countable noun coachman A coachman was a man who drove a coach that was pulled by horses. 3
  • noun coachman the driver of a coach or carriage 3
  • noun coachman a fishing fly with white wings and a brown hackle 3
  • noun coachman the driver of a coach 3
  • noun plural coachman a man employed to drive a coach or carriage. 1
  • noun plural coachman Angling. royal coachman. 1

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Origin of coachman

First appearance:

before 1570
One of the 33% oldest English words
First recorded in 1570-80; coach + -man

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Coachman


coachman popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

coachman usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for coachman

noun coachman

  • operator — a person who operates a machine, apparatus, or the like: a telegraph operator.
  • jockey — a person who rides horses professionally in races.
  • motorist — a person who drives or travels in a privately owned automobile.
  • trainer — a person or thing that trains.
  • whip — to beat with a strap, lash, rod, or the like, especially by way of punishment or chastisement; flog; thrash: Criminals used to be whipped for minor offenses.

Antonyms for coachman

noun coachman

  • passenger — a person who is traveling in an automobile, bus, train, airplane, or other conveyance, especially one who is not the driver, pilot, or the like.

Top questions with coachman

  • when did alice coachman die?
  • what is a coachman?

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