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.
    More 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

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