[ gas-man ]

noun,plural gas·men.
  1. 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.

  2. a person who produces, distributes, or sells gas for industrial or commercial use.

Origin of gasman

First recorded in 1815–25; gas + man

Words Nearby gasman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for gasman


/ (ˈɡæsˌmæn) /

nounplural -men
  1. a man employed to read household gas meters, supervise gas fittings, etc

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