Origin of garbageman

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; garbage + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of garbageman

  • The main character in Fences is a garbageman and Wilson made everyone in the audience relate to the life of a garbageman.

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