[guh-rahzh-man, -rahj- or, esp. British, gar-ij-, -ahzh-]

noun, plural ga·rage·men.

a person who works in a garage, as a mechanic or attendant.

Origin of garageman

First recorded in 1915–20; garage + -man Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for garageman

Historical Examples of garageman

  • We got acquainted with the garageman's family, for one thing.

    The Car That Went Abroad

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • He was wondering whether, after the summer's maturity of being a garageman, Ted would "get busy" in the university.


    Sinclair Lewis

  • Who the garageman is, apparently as you say, that it came from a garageman somewhere.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • Its acceptance by the garageman imposes on him the duty of exercising due care for its safety and protection.

  • I got a heavy canvas lining, and the garageman patched and vulcanized and sold me a variety of appliances.

    The Car That Went Abroad

    Albert Bigelow Paine