[ roundz-muh n ]
/ ˈraʊndz mən /

noun, plural rounds·men.

a person who makes rounds, as of inspection.
British. a person who makes deliveries, as of milk or bread.
Australian. a journalist covering a specific area of interest: a political roundsman.
a police officer who inspects the other officers on duty in a particular district.

Origin of roundsman

First recorded in 1785–95; round1 + 's1 + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (ˈraʊndzmən) /

noun plural -men

British a person who makes rounds, as for inspection or to deliver goods
Australian and NZ a reporter covering a particular district or topic
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