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 Dictionary entry overview: What does highwayman mean? 

  The noun HIGHWAYMAN has 1 sense:

1. a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it

  Familiarity information: HIGHWAYMAN used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1highwayman [BACK TO TOP]


A holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


highwayman; hijacker; road agent; highjacker

Hypernyms ("highwayman" is a kind of...):

holdup man; stickup man (an armed thief)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "highwayman"):

footpad; padder (a highwayman who robs on foot)

Instance hyponyms:

Dick Turpin; Turpin (English highwayman (1706-1739))

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