Definition of white van man in English:

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white van man


British informal
An aggressive male driver of a delivery or workman’s van (typically white in colour).
Example sentences
  • All it takes is a typical white-van man to go around collecting waste for about £50 a time.
  • Me and my Lycra buddies will continue to battle for our place to pedal - the narrow gap between the pavement and the white-van men!
  • E-commerce is proving to be a boon to the so-called ‘white van man’.

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