deckman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deck +‎ -man

Noun[edit]

deckman ‎(plural deckmen)

  1. A man who works on the deck of a ship.
    • 2009 June 19, Bruce Weber, “Dusty Rhodes, Star Pinch-Hitter in ’54 Series, Dies at 82”, in New York Times[1]:
      After he left baseball, Rhodes stayed in New York, living on Staten Island and working as a steerer, a deckman and a cook on tugboats.