Definition of rockman in English:

rockman

noun

  • 1A quarryman whose job is to extract the slate in a slate quarry.

  • 2Scottish (Orkney). A skilled rock climber, especially one who catches young birds on rock faces. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Fuller (1607/8–1661), Church of England clergyman. From rock + man.

Pronunciation

rockman

/ˈrɒkmən/