a postal employee who carries and delivers mail; mail carrier.
Archaic. a courier.
How to use postman in a sentence
Let’s zoom in on the particulars of the piece and then we can wind back towards the postman stuff.
postman addresses the dystopian fears of both authors in his book.Are Humans Smarter or Stupider Than We Used to Be? (NSQ Ep. 34) | Rebecca Lee Douglas | January 10, 2021 | Freakonomics
Cheval was born in 1836 in Charmes, France, and he chose to serve his small community as a postman.
And they were all viewing the uncut version, too—the one not in theaters—because of postman Guy.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks' | Marlow Stern | September 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The postman cost $80 million to make; it earned $18 million at the box office.
I went out, put the article in the mailbox, and raised the flag for the postman.
Cain wrote one good book, postman, and a shelf full of schlock.
The old postman says it was insufficiently addressed, or it 'ud ha' been here by first post.Hilda Lessways | Arnold Bennett
But the postman never came near the little cottage at the elbow in Whiffle Street, all that day.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
It had become a standard jest with the ex-postman that she should never go anywhere away from Skyrie without her pocket-book.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
The statement was in the form of a question, to which the ex-postman rather coldly replied: "Yes, so I have heard."Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
The steps continue and grow faint, as the postman rounds the distant corner.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
British Dictionary definitions for postman
a person who carries and delivers mail as a profession
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