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1. linesman

noun. a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines.

Synonyms

  • electrician
  • trained worker
  • skilled worker
  • lineman
  • skilled workman

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • unofficial
  • unauthorized
  • unestablished

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • man (English)
  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. linesman

noun. official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside).

Antonyms

  • unconfirmed

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • man (English)
  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word linesman


1. Noun, singular or mass
Understand that there are always health risks involved with being a linesman.

2. Adjective
Since the demand is often so high for linesmen, you may be able to get financial support for linesman training through either your apprenticeship company or a government agency.

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