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Meaning of HIGHWAYMAN

Pronunciation:  'hI`weymun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
 

HIGHWAYMAN is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: highjacker, hijacker, road agent
 
 See Also: Dick Turpin, footpad, holdup man, padder, stickup man, Turpin

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\High"way`man\, n.; pl. {Highwaymen}.
One who robs on the public road; a highway robber.

 

 

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