how to pronounce yeoman


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yeoman is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of yeoman in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… it that certain local yeoman of certain …”

meanings of yeoman


  1. A subordinate, deputy, aide, or assistant.
  2. A member of the Imperial Yeomanry, officially created in 1890s and renamed in 1907.
  3. A clerk in the US Navy, and US Coast Guard.
  4. An official providing honorable service in a royal or high noble household, ranking between a squire and a page. Especially, a Yeoman of the Guard, a member of a ceremonial bodyguard to the UK monarch (not to be confused with a Yeoman Warder).
  5. A former class of small freeholders who farm their own land; a commoner of good standing.
  6. A member of the Yeomanry Cavalry, officially chartered in 1794 originating around the 1760s.
  7. A dependable, diligent, or loyal worker or someone who does a great service.
  8. Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Cirrochroa, of Asia and Australasia.
  9. A Yeoman Warder.
  10. In a vessel of war, the person in charge of the storeroom.


  1. An English occupational surname for a yeoman.

yeoman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word yeoman occurs in english on average 1.7 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 yeoman 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 yeoman can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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