Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lineman

4 senses of lineman

Sense 1
lineman -- (one of the players on the line of scrimmage)
       => football player, footballer -- (an athlete who plays American football)

Sense 2
lineman -- (the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole)
       => surveyor -- (an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures)

Sense 3
electrician, lineman, linesman -- (a person who installs or repairs electrical or telephone lines)
       => skilled worker, trained worker, skilled workman -- (a worker who has acquired special skills)

Sense 4
lineman -- ((American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed on the line of scrimmage)
       => position -- ((in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?")

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