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mailman Syllabification: mail·man
Pronunciation: /ˈmālˌman/

Definition of mailman in English:

noun (plural mailmen)

North American
A person who is employed to deliver and collect letters and parcels.
Example sentences
  • The mailman put the mail inside the mailbox, then looked around, noticed nothing, and reached back into the truck, grabbing a small envelope, the unlabeled one, and stuffed it in as well.
  • By the way, I leave a little cash in the mailbox for the mailman.
  • Even the mailman showed up on time to give him his junk mail.
postal worker;
postman, mail carrier, letter carrier
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