- British (formerly) an itinerant seller of muffins
Examples from the Web for muffin man
"Oh, he's just playin' muffin-man, as usual," said Charlotte with petulance.The Golden Age
He and the muffin-man generally make their appearance in public together.The Newcomes
William Makepeace Thackeray
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.