Definition of end man in English:

end man


  • 1A man at the end of a row, line, or series.

    ‘It begins with the fullback blocking the end man on the line.’
  • 2historical A man at the end of a line of performers in a minstrel show who engaged in comic repartee with the interlocutor.

    ‘In our village we had an old minstrel-show routine where an end man would Make some dogmatic statement, and the Interlocutor would ask, ‘Are you sure of that?’’
    ‘He was always "end man" and his costume nearly always the same boyish one.’