turfman
noun Date: 1818 a devotee of horse racing; especially a person who owns and races horses

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Turfman — Turf man, n.; pl. {Turfmen}. A turfite; a votary of the turf, or race course. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turfman — [tʉrfmən] n. pl. turfmen [turfmən] a person interested in horse racing, esp. an owner, trainer, etc. of racehorses …   English World dictionary

  • turfman — /terrf meuhn/, n., pl. turfmen. a person who is extremely devoted to horse racing. [1810 20; TURF + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • turfman — noun A person who goes horse racing, or who owns race horses …   Wiktionary

  • turfman — noun (plural turfmen) chiefly US a devotee of horse racing …   English new terms dictionary

  • turfman — turf·man …   English syllables

  • turfman — turf•man [[t]ˈtɜrf mən[/t]] n. pl. men a person who is extremely devoted to horse racing • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • turfman — /ˈtɜfmən/ (say terfmuhn) noun (plural turfmen) a man devoted to horseracing …   Australian English dictionary

  • turfman — n. (pl. men) esp. US a devotee of horse racing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turfmen — Turfman Turf man, n.; pl. {Turfmen}. A turfite; a votary of the turf, or race course. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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