mailman

[meyl-man]
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Origin of mailman

First recorded in 1860–65; mail1 + man1
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Related Words for mailman

mailman, postman, courier

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British Dictionary definitions for mailman

mailman

noun plural -men mainly US and Canadian
  1. another name for postman
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Word Origin and History for mailman
n.

also mail-man, 1841, from mail (n.1) + man (n.).

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