mortarman

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mortar +‎ -man

Noun[edit]

mortarman (plural mortarmen)

  1. A man who operates a mortar (weapon).
    • 2007 July 27, Stephen Farrell, “Bomb Kills 25 in Baghdad After U.S. Cites Security Success”, New York Times:
      “We have seen in the last three months a significant improvement in the capability of mortarmen and rocketeers to provide accurate fire into the Green Zone and other places,” he said in Baghdad.