Definition of postman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊs(t)mən/

noun (plural postmen)

A person who is employed to deliver or collect letters and parcels.
Example sentences
  • He was employed as a delivery postman by the Post Office the respondents.
  • Mail for residents at the complex is normally left in the reception by a delivery driver for a postman to collect and deliver.
  • What happens if someone writes the wrong address on an envelope, or the postman delivers the letter to the wrong door?
postal worker;
North American  mailman, letter carrier, mail carrier
British informal postie

Words that rhyme with postman

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