noun mail·man \ˈmāl-ˌman\

: a man who delivers mail

Full Definition of MAILMAN

:  a man who delivers mail —called also postman

Examples of MAILMAN

  1. <the mailman usually leaves packages outside the mailbox>

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MAILMAN Defined for Kids


noun mail·man \ˈmāl-ˌman\
plural mail·men \-ˌmen\

Definition of MAILMAN for Kids


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