Definition of pumpman in English:

pumpman

(also pumpsman)

noun

  • A man who works a pump; specifically one who attends to the pumps in a coal or other mine.

Origin

Early 18th century. In some forms from pump + man. In some forms probably from the plural of pump + man.

Pronunciation

pumpman

/ˈpʌmpm(ə)n/