Definition of boatman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

boatman

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbəʊtmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊtmən//
 
(pl. boatmen
BrE BrE//ˈbəʊtmən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊtmən//
 
)
 
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a man who earns money from small boats, either by carrying passengers or goods on them, or by renting them out
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: boatman