Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural postwomen)
A woman who is employed to deliver or collect letters and parcels.
- As you can guess, 88 billion would keep a lot of postmen and postwomen in jobs delivering cheques.
- Currently, postmen and postwomen in inner London get £3,281, and in outer London £2,038, on top of the basic salary to compensate for the capital's high living costs.
- More than 20,000 postmen and postwomen remained on unofficial strike across the capital and in parts of Essex, the North-West, Hampshire, the Midlands and Home Counties.
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