tribesman
noun Date: 1798 a member of a tribe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tribesman — (or tribeswoman) ► NOUN ▪ a member of a tribe in a traditional society …   English terms dictionary

  • tribesman — [trībz′mən] n. pl. tribesmen [trībz′mən] a member of a tribe …   English World dictionary

  • tribesman — UK [ˈtraɪbzmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms tribesman : singular tribesman plural tribesmen UK [ˈtraɪbzmən] / US a male member of a tribe …   English dictionary

  • tribesman — noun a) A male member of a tribe. b) An abstract tribesperson; any tribesman or tribeswoman …   Wiktionary

  • tribesman — Proprietary Jewish expression of fraternity; a fellow Jew. For goodness sake, Goldstein, with a name like Aaron Shapiro how could he be anything but a tribesman? …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tribesman — Proprietary Jewish expression of fraternity; a fellow Jew. For goodness sake, Goldstein, with a name like Aaron Shapiro how could he be anything but a tribesman? …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tribesman — [[t]tra͟ɪbzmən[/t]] tribesmen N COUNT A tribesman is a man who belongs to a tribe …   English dictionary

  • tribesman — /truybz meuhn/, n., pl. tribesmen. a member of a tribe. [1790 1800; TRIBE + s1 + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • tribesman — Synonyms and related words: agnate, ancestry, blood, blood relation, blood relative, clansman, cognate, collateral, collateral relative, connections, consanguinean, distaff side, distant relation, enate, family, flesh, flesh and blood, folks,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tribesman — tribes|man [ˈtraıbzmən] n plural tribesmen [ mən] a man who is a member of a tribe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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