[ wair-hous-muhn ]

noun,plural ware·house·men.
  1. a person who stores goods for others for pay.

  2. a person who is employed in or who manages a warehouse.

Origin of warehouseman

First recorded in 1625–35; warehouse + -man

Words Nearby warehouseman

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How to use warehouseman in a sentence

  • Outlined from a figure of a warehouseman rolling a sherry flask into Mr. Rudd's wine-vaults.

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  • The warehouseman nervously paced back and forth along the dock.

  • Knowing that he was expected to keep the warehouseman interested, he grudgingly added a few details.

  • A spruce young warehouseman slowly reviewed the girls and allowed his eyes to linger approvingly on one or two.

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  • It was also yellow painted, and bore a carrier in front blazoned with the name of a Northbourne Italian warehouseman.

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British Dictionary definitions for warehouseman


/ (ˈwɛəˌhaʊsmən) /

nounplural -men
  1. a person who manages, is employed in, or owns a warehouse

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