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English noun: lineman

1. lineman (person) one of the players on the line of scrimmage


Broader (hypernym)football player, footballer


Narrower (hyponym)center, end, guard, snapper, tackle

2. lineman (person) the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole


Broader (hypernym)surveyor

3. lineman (person) a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines


Synonymselectrician, linesman


Broader (hypernym)skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker


Narrower (hyponym)gaffer

4. lineman (act) (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage


Broader (hypernym)position


Narrower (hyponym)center, end, guard, tackle


Member meronymlinemen


Domain categoryAmerican football, American football game









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