how to pronounce waterman


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waterman is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of waterman


  1. Specifically, an attendant on cab stands who supplies water to the horses.
  2. A man skilled in multiple aquatic sports disciplines, such as surfing, bodysurfing, undersea diving, canoe paddling, fishing, etc.
  3. Someone who distributes or supplies water for a living; a water-carrier.
  4. A man who lives or works on the water; a boatman.
  5. A seaman, a sailor.


  1. A surname​.

waterman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word waterman occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics waterman can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that waterman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) life, nature, and living environment;

4) people, society, and culture;

5) transport and travel;

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