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[van-man, -muh n]
noun, plural van·men [van-men, -muh n] /ˈvænˌmɛn, -mən/.
  1. a person who works on a van, especially the driver.
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Origin of vanman

First recorded in 1880–85; van2 + man1
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Examples from the Web for vanman

Historical Examples

  • Some gen'leman (as well as I could make out) had given the vanman a sov.; and so that was where the trouble come in, you see.'

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    Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

  • “I shall leave it on the pavement, then, and M. Finsbury can arrange with the Vestry as he likes,” said the vanman.