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Definition of "roundsman" []

  • A police officer in charge of several other officers. (noun)
  • One, such as a delivery person, who makes rounds. (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 "roundsman" in a sentence
  • "Miraculously, no one was in the weeds; the roundsman, who stepped in wherever he was needed, did his job seamlessly; orders came up on time; the front and back of the house were perfectly in sync."
  • "As he stepped warily onto the doorstep, I brought in the pint of milk the roundsman left every morning, and the Oxford Times that lay beside it."
  • "Some day, when The Dutchman was dead, he would write a book and he possessed secrets that no roundsman could even guess at."