Definitions

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  • suffix Someone (implied male) who is an expert in an area; e.g. horseman, sportsman.
  • suffix Someone (implied male) who is employed or holds a position in an area; e.g lawman, newsman.
  • suffix Someone (implied male) who has special characteristics relating to an area, e.g. freeman, iceman, superman.
  • suffix In certain cases, someone (implied male) who derives from a particular nationality; e.g. Scotsman, Chinaman.

Etymologies

From the noun man. (Wiktionary)

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