Pullman

1
[ pool-muhn ]
/ ˈpʊl mən /

Trademark.

plural Pull·mans. a railroad sleeping car or parlor car.

noun, plural Pull·mans for 2.

(often lowercase)Also called Pullman case . a large suitcase.
George Mortimer, 1831–97, U.S. inventor and railroad car designer.

QUIZZES

GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?

Definition for Pullman (2 of 2)

Pullman2
[ pool-muhn ]
/ ˈpʊl mən /

noun

a city in SE Washington.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for Pullman

British Dictionary definitions for Pullman (1 of 2)

Pullman1
/ (ˈpʊlmən) /

noun plural -mans

a luxurious railway coach, esp a sleeping carAlso called: Pullman car

Word Origin for Pullman

C19: named after George M. Pullman (1831–97), the US inventor who first manufactured such coaches

British Dictionary definitions for Pullman (2 of 2)

Pullman2
/ (ˈpʃulmən) /

noun

Philip . born 1946, British author. Writing primarily for older children, he is best known for the fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials (1997–2000)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012