[wosh-er-muh n, waw-sher-]
- a man who washes clothes, linens, etc., for hire; laundryman.
- a man who operates a machine for washing, as in a phase of a manufacturing process.
Origin of washerman
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Examples from the Web for washerman
He was an excellent needleman and washerman, and a very good sailor.Notes on Life and Letters
They are paid, like the Agasa (washerman), in kind for their services.
Her own cloth is left outside, and must be sent from there to the washerman.
The funeral pyre is generally prepared by an Oriya washerman.
The victims are then brought, and their heads cut off by a washerman.