Pronunciation: (hwēl'mun, wēl'-),[key] —n., —pl.-men. 1. Also,wheels•manPronunciation: (hwēlz'mun, wēl'-).[key]a helmsman or steersman.
2. a rider of a bicycle, tricycle, or the like.
3. Slang. 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.