Main definitions of locoman in English

: locoman1locoman2

locoman1

Pronunciation /ˈləʊkəʊman/

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noun

historical, rare
  • In Suriname: a man regarded as a clairvoyant or sorcerer.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Stedman (1744–1797), army officer and author. From an element of uncertain origin (perhaps compare Aku ológu sorcerer) + man.

Main definitions of locoman in English

: locoman1locoman2

locoman2

Pronunciation /ˈləʊkəʊman/

See synonyms for locoman

noun

  • A member of the crew of a locomotive; specifically an engine driver.

Origin

Late 19th century. From loco + man.