Pronunciation: (hwēl'mun, wēl'-), [key]
1. Also,wheels•manPronunciation: (hwēlz'mun, wēl'-). [key]a helmsman or steersman.
2. a rider of a bicycle, tricycle, or the like.
a. a driver, esp. a chauffeur: The mobster's wheelman was also his bodyguard.
b. a person who drives the getaway car in a holdup or robbery.
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