Wheelman Wheel"man, n.; pl. {Wheelmen}. One who rides a bicycle or tricycle; a cycler, or cyclist. [1913 Webster]

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  • wheelman — [hwēl′mən, wēl′mən] n. pl. wheelmen [hwēl′mən, wēl′mən] 1. Rare a cyclist ☆ 2. HELMSMAN: also wheelsman 3. Slang the driver of an automobile; esp., the driver of a getaway car …   English World dictionary

  • wheelman — /hweel meuhn, weel /, n., pl. wheelmen. 1. Also, wheelsman /hweelz meuhn, weel /. a helmsman or steersman. 2. a rider of a bicycle, tricycle, or the like. 3. Slang. a. a driver, esp. a chauffeur: The mobster s wheelman was also his bodyguard. b.… …   Universalium

  • wheelman — noun Date: 1865 1. a. helmsman b. the driver of an automobile 2. cyclist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wheelman — noun A driver of an automobile, especially a getaway vehicle in a criminal enterprise …   Wiktionary

  • Wheelman — driver of a getaway car …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • wheelman — Australian Slang driver of a getaway car …   English dialects glossary

  • wheelman — n a getaway driver. A piece of criminal and police jargon in use in all English speaking areas …   Contemporary slang

  • wheelman — n. driver of a getaway vehicle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wheelman — noun (plural wheelmen) N. Amer. informal 1》 a driver, in particular the driver of a getaway vehicle. 2》 a cyclist …   English new terms dictionary

  • wheelman — wheel·man …   English syllables

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