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mailman
American English: /ˈmeɪlˌmæn/
British English: /ˈmeɪlmən/

Translation of mailman in Spanish:

noun plural -men Pronunciation: / -men /

  • (American English)
    Example sentences
    • The mailman put the mail inside the mailbox, then looked around, noticed nothing, and reached back into the truck, grabbing a small envelope, the unlabeled one, and stuffed it in as well.
    • By the way, I leave a little cash in the mailbox for the mailman.
    • Even the mailman showed up on time to give him his junk mail.

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