Meaning of earthman in English:

earthman

noun

(also eorðman)
  • 1Science Fiction
    A person (especially a man) who is a native or inhabitant of the planet earth.

  • 2 historical With capital initial. A member (especially a man) of an indigenous southern African people of relatively short stature, probably identical to the Bushmen or San, but believed to dwell or shelter in caves or hollows in the ground, and thus distinguished from them. Compare earthwoman .

Pronunciation

earthman

/ˈəːθman/ /ˈəːθmən/

Origin

Middle English (in an earlier sense). In some forms from earth + man.