Definition of coastguardsman in English:



  • A member of a coast guard, especially the US Coast Guard.

    • ‘South Korean coastguardsmen attempted to seize two boats illegally fishing in the zone.’
    • ‘The discussion included the facts and figures of the 8th annual exercise, a contingent of 5 ships with 1400 soldiers, sailors, coastguardsmen and 300 marines.’
    • ‘You try and get down to the individual soldier, airmen, sailor, Marine level, coastguardsmen duty, civilian and look them in the eye and say, ‘How's it going?’’