Definition of white van man in English:

white van man

Line breaks: white van man

noun

British informal
An aggressive male driver of a delivery or workman’s van (typically white in colour).
More 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’.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up