Earthsman vs Earthman - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between earthsman and earthman
is that earthsman
is someone from the planet earth; an earth-man, an earthling while earthman
Someone from the planet Earth; an earth-man, an earthling.
*1851 , Herman Melville, Moby-Dick :
*:For years he knows not the land; so that when he comes to it at last, it smells like another world, more strangely than the moon would to an Earthsman .
(usually, science fiction) A male inhabitant of Earth.
, year = 1928
, first = Edgar Rice
, last = Burroughs
, authorlink = Edgar Rice Burroughs
, title =
, page = 2
, passage = Such dreams! Always of Mars, and during my waking hours at night my eyes always sought out the Red Planet when he was above the horizon and clung there seeking a solution of the seemingly unfathomable riddle he has presented to the Earthman for ages.
* Earther, Earthling, for more see
* Earthgirl, Earthwoman