colorman

noun col·or·man
variants: or British colourman \ˈkələ(r)mən, -ˌman\

Definition of colorman

plural colormen or British colourmen
1 British : a dealer in colors and paints
2 a : a worker who mixes dyes (as in leather manufacturing)
b : one that plans, supervises, or carries out dyeing processes in manufacturing
3 : one that distributes identifying silks and numbers to jockeys
4 : one that obtains colored finishes in the electroplating of metal objects by the use of various plating solutions

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