Definition of Railroad engineer
1. Noun. The operator of a railway locomotive.
Generic synonyms: Manipulator, Operator
Specialized synonyms: Casey Jones, John Luther Jones, Jones
Derivative terms: Engine, Engine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Railroad Engineer
Literary usage of Railroad engineer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Economics of Railroad Construction by Walter Loring Webb (1906)
"If the railroad engineer should develop into the railroad president, the larger questions must be answered, but even in such a case an encyclopedia of ..."
2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1917)
"A railroad engineer is not liable for not applying the brakes when he first saw a body lying on the track, if, had he done so, the train would not have ..."