muffin man


British (formerly) an itinerant seller of muffins

Words nearby muffin man

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Examples from the Web for muffin man

  • Tea is on the table, he chants, a super-leprechaun; and Squeith has missed the muffin-man again!

    Twos and Threes|G. B. Stern
  • They all go in at Smith's, where the muffin-man went in about half an hour before, and left half his stock behind him.

  • "Oh, he's just playin' muffin-man, as usual," said Charlotte with petulance.

    The Golden Age|Kenneth Grahame
  • He and the muffin-man generally make their appearance in public together.

    The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray