Definition of ride man in English:

ride man

Pronunciation /ˈrʌɪd ˌman/


  • 1North American slang A person who operates a ride at an amusement park or the like.

  • 2Music
    slang, rare A musician who improvises solos; especially the main soloist of an ensemble.


1920s; earliest use found in The American Mercury. From ride + man.