[pan-tree-muh n]

noun, plural pan·try·men.

a person who works in or has charge of a pantry, as aboard ship or in a hospital.

Nearby words

  1. pantothere,
  2. pantoum,
  3. pantropic,
  4. pantropical,
  5. pantry,
  6. pants,
  7. pants off, the,
  8. pantsuit,
  9. pantun,
  10. panty

Origin of pantryman

First recorded in 1555–65; pantry + -man Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pantryman

  • It was in a swell hotel run by an Englishman and Billy was installed as pantryman.

  • He was uneasy in his borrowed clothes—he had surrendered his own garments to a pantryman who had volunteered to dry them.

  • If the customers complains that the fork got on it a piece Bismarck herring, that is from the pantryman a Schuld.

    The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass