locomotive engineer

Definitions of locomotive engineer
  1. noun
    the operator of a railway locomotive
    synonyms: engine driver, engineer, railroad engineer
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    examples:
    John Luther Jones
    United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)
    type of:
    manipulator, operator
    an agent that operates some apparatus or machine
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