[ root-muh n, rout- ]
/ ˈrut mən, ˈraʊt- /

noun, plural route·men.

a person who works in a specified area or covers a specific route, as a mail carrier or truckdriver.
a supervisor who establishes a route for salespersons or the like, maintains office records, and handles customer relations for it.
a person who routes work among a group of employees, as in a plant or shipyard.

Origin of routeman

First recorded in 1915–20; route + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020