[ liv-uh-ree-muh n, liv-ree- ]
/ ˈlɪv ə ri mən, ˈlɪv ri- /

noun, plural liv·er·y·men.

an owner of or an employee in a livery stable.
British. a freeman of the City of London, entitled to wear the livery of the ancient guild or city district to which he belongs and to vote in the election of Lord Mayor, chamberlain, and other municipal and honorary officers.
Obsolete. a person in livery, especially a servant.

Origin of liveryman

First recorded in 1675–85; livery1 + -man

Usage note

See -man. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for liveryman


/ (ˈlɪvərɪmən) /

noun plural -men

British a member of a livery company
a worker in a livery stable

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