iceman

[ ahys-man ]
/ ˈaɪsˌmæn /

noun, plural ice·men.

a man whose business is gathering, storing, selling, or delivering ice.

Nearby words

  1. iceland poppy,
  2. iceland spar,
  3. icelander,
  4. icelandic,
  5. icemaker,
  6. iceman cometh, the,
  7. iceni,
  8. icenic,
  9. icequake,
  10. icescape

Origin of iceman

First recorded in 1835–45; ice + man1

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British Dictionary definitions for ice man

ice man

noun

mainly US a man who sells or delivers ice
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Word Origin and History for ice man

iceman

n.

1844, from ice (n.) + man (n.).

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