Definition of stickman in English:

stickman

noun

  • 1Chiefly Caribbean. A practitioner of a martial art or fighting style characterized by the use of one or more sticks.

  • 2US informal. A croupier.

  • 3A simple human figure usually drawn with straight lines for the torso and limbs and a circle for the head.

noun

criminals' slang, historical
  • A pickpocket's accomplice.

Origin

Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From stick + man<br>mid 19th century. Apparently from stick + man.

Pronunciation

stickman

/ˈstɪkmən/