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Definition of "mailman" []

  • A man who carries and delivers mail. Also called postman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mailman" in a sentence
  • "The nation's top mailman is turning in his bag, retiring after a lifetime of service with the U.S. Postal Service."
  • "Or are you one of them little yappy dogs who sounds all tough as long as the mailman is on the other side of the fence?"
  • "For instance, we can hear Copland-esque rhythmic jauntiness in mailman Mario's funny exchanges with Neruda and out-takes of Britten's Peter Grimes to indicate foreboding, and even hints of Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms in some choral passages."