[ meyl-man ]
/ ˈmeɪlˌmæn /

noun, plural mail·men.

a person employed by the post office to deliver mail; mail carrier.


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Origin of mailman

First recorded in 1860–65; mail1 + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for mailman

/ (ˈmeɪlˌmæn) /

noun plural -men mainly US and Canadian

another name for postman
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