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

2 senses of linesman

Sense 1
linesman -- (official (in tennis, soccer, football, etc.) who assists the referee in some way (especially by watching for out of bounds or offside))
       => official -- (someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling")

Sense 2
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)

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