Definition of removalist in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /rɪˈmuːvəlɪst/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A person or firm engaged in household or business removals.
Example sentences
  • Once again, they put their prized possessions in the hands of the lowest bidder and pray to the great removal god that these removalists pack everything properly and hope against all hopes that nothing is damaged.
  • Sean 1 is the older, experienced mover, with a dry sense of humour, a smoking habit, probably resigned to being a removalist for most of his working life, and apparently loving it.
  • You know, the thought that, you know, that toddlers were signing a contract and then calling the removalists around to clean out their playrooms and put them into their principal places of residence, well, just never occurred to me.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: re|mov¦al|ist

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.