- a person with advertising boards hung from the shoulders.
Origin of sandwich man
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for sandwich man
Therefore the sandwich-man meekly stepped into the gutter, out of the way.
He gripped the sandwich-man's arm so tightly that Fleming's lips began to quiver.
Whatever a sandwich-man changed himself into, it was always advancement.
The sandwich-man had been amiably told by Andrew Barrett, "Hold the pose, you slob!"
Well, I never heard of a man using his daughter as a sandwich-man before.The Celebrity at Home
- a man who carries sandwich boards
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