Definition of hodman in English:

hodman

noun

British
  • A labourer who carries a hod.

    • ‘They were shown the plan of a building, and the ‘greater’ members, furnished with trowels, were obliged to build it in edibles, the ‘lesser’ acting as hodmen, and bringing materials.’
    • ‘Few are possessed of so little ‘hindsight’ that they cannot detect the hand of the present Dictator in a letter which the hodman wrote to a fellow laborer on Sept.3, 1902.’
    • ‘He was considered ‘the best hodman in Dublin.’’

Pronunciation

hodman

/ˈhɒdman/