Definition of donkeyman in English:

donkeyman

noun

  • A man with responsibilities in a ship's engine room.

    [as modifier] ‘a donkeyman greaser’
    • ‘The donkeyman shrugged, but the hairs on his ears stood on end.’
    • ‘He paused to see if the donkeyman was listening.’
    • ‘She glared at the donkeyman, aching to feel her hands about his neck.’
    • ‘The donkeyman just continued looking at him with silent inquiring eyes.’
    • ‘How come the donkeyman could say such things and have them sound vacant and playful?’

Pronunciation:

donkeyman

/ˈdɒŋkiːman/