Definition of raftsman in US English:


nounPlural raftsmen

  • A man who works on a raft.

    • ‘Number one, they are raftsmen and have learned to fake sincerity from the time they began smuggling illegal goods across the Poprad river.’
    • ‘He listens to the raftsmen talk about the ways in which the river has changed and how the land has been altered.’
    • ‘Slowly evidence against him was amassed from sawmill workers and raftsmen; disguised as fishing boats, the police began to shadow his raft.’