Translation of pitman in Spanish:


minero del carbón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɪtmən//ˈpɪtmən/

nounPlural pitmen

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    minero del carbón masculine
    • At 18, David Purnell, like so many pitmen, had followed his father into the industry after 18 months working as a butcher.
    • But the Wistow pitman says no amount of money can compensate for a crippling hand condition that could leave him on the unemployment scrap heap.
    • Their bosses are putting on free yoga classes for all workers in a bid to make pitmen more alert and flexible.
    • The sides of the pit contained open spaces where the pitman could stash small pots of oil and wedges.
    • Thirty years ago, striking pitmen put the country on a three-day week and brought down the Heath government.