Meaning of ferryman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɛrɪmən/

Translate ferryman into Spanish

nounplural noun ferrymen

See ferry

‘Every table has views over the loch, and the renovated croft and ferryman's cottage is decorated in a light, breezy way that immediately puts you at ease.’
  • ‘The ferryman steered his craft across the moonlit Nile.’
  • ‘My grim Mexican ferryman didn't utter a word throughout the crossing.’
  • ‘We learnt this from an old ferryman who was able to take his small boat over to deliver supplies from nearby farms.’
  • ‘Sure, you might have to pay a toll, but you could travel when you wished, unimpeded by the comings and goings of ferrymen and foul weather.’
  • ‘The ferryman asks a high price if he expects us to obey his commands.’