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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pointsman mean? 

  The noun POINTSMAN has 1 sense:

1. a policeman stationed at an intersection to direct traffic

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

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1pointsman [BACK TO TOP]


A policeman stationed at an intersection to direct traffic

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

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

traffic cop (a policeman who controls the flow of automobile traffic)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)

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