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truckman

[truhk-muh n]
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noun, plural truck·men.
  1. a truckdriver.
  2. a person who is in the business of trucking goods, produce, etc.

Origin of truckman

An Americanism dating back to 1780–90; truck1 + -man
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Examples from the Web for truckman

Historical Examples

  • "You'll have some kind of bad luck," declared the truckman, as he prepared to go.

    Frank Merriwell's Cruise

    Burt L. Standish

  • "You can do some odd jobs for me some time," said the truckman to Louis Thompson.

    Randy of the River

    Horatio Alger Jr.

  • You may drive him to Chicago, and use him in recovering your horse from the truckman.

    The Young Surveyor;

    J. T. Trowbridge

  • Got em on, but thats all the good it does, responded the truckman.

  • Hed better get out of the way, said the truckman grimly, in a low voice.


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