Definitions for railroader

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a permanent road laid with rails, commonly in one or more pairs of continuous lines forming a track or tracks, on which locomotives and cars are run for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail.

    Category: Railroads

  2. an entire system of such roads together with its rolling stock, buildings, etc.

    Category: Railroads

  3. (v.t.)to transport by means of a railroad.

    Category: Railroads

  4. to supply with railroads.

    Category: Railroads

  5. to push (a law or bill) hastily through a legislature so that there is not time enough for objections to be considered.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

  6. to pressure or coerce into a hasty action or decision.

  7. to convict in a hasty manner by means of false charges or insufficient evidence.

    Category: Informal

  8. (v.i.)to work on a railroad.

    Category: Railroads

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trainman, railroader, railroad man, railwayman, railway man(noun)

    an employee of a railroad


  1. railroader(Noun)

    A person who works for a railroad company.

  2. railroader(Noun)

    A person who railroads people.


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