noun, plural gas·men.
a person who works for a company that sells or distributes household gas, especially a person who goes from building to building reading gas meters to determine what charge is to be billed. a person who produces, distributes, or sells gas for industrial or commercial use.
Origin of gasman
First recorded in 1815–25; gas
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for gasman
Historical Examples of gasman
Ditto George, the gasman, steadiest and most reliable man I ever employed.
There is the Gasman, and man who inspects the water-meter, and the Iceman, and the Plumber.
Scott and the gasman are stricken with dumb concern, not having received one single letter from home since they left.
Scott is in tears, and George the gasman is suborning people to go and clean the hall, which is a marvel of dirt.
"The more you want of the master, the more you'll find in him," said the gasman employed about his readings.
British Dictionary definitions for gasman
noun plural -men
a man employed to read household gas meters, supervise gas fittings, etc
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