dairy·​man | \ ˈder-ē-mən How to pronounce dairyman (audio) , -ˌman \

Definition of dairyman

: one who operates a dairy farm or works in a dairy

Examples of dairyman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But her family's dairy, which has been in the family since the 1960s, hit some hard times a few years ago, and another dairyman bought them out in 2017. Emilly Davis, The Arizona Republic, 17 Aug. 2020 The 1964 Broadway hit, based on Sholem Aleichem’s Yiddish stories about Tevye the dairyman and set in a 1905 czarist Russia shtetl, not only mirrored the major issues of its era but has since grown even more timely. Peter Keough, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Aug. 2019 Finnriver’s website details some of the history: William Bishop Jr., a dairyman who became the first elected Native American to serve as a Washington State senator, purchased the land in 1898. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, 25 Sep. 2018 West Altadena was less pricey, and being nearer to water sources, was favored by farmers and dairymen. R. Daniel Foster, latimes.com, 11 May 2018 The President has complained that Canada's trade policies have bilked US farmers and dairymen. Z. Byron Wolf, CNN, 13 June 2018 Dairy owner Greg te Velde, a California dairyman who had three operations going, has declared bankruptcy in California for three mega-dairies. Molly Harbarger, OregonLive.com, 17 May 2018 In addition to its other advantages, the regular monitoring by the robotic milkers helps the dairyman keep a better eye on his herd and what’s going on with them. Sharon Fisher, The Seattle Times, 27 May 2018 Valadao, a dairyman from Hanford (Kings County), has a lot of company as a Republican in an increasingly precarious spot. John Wildermuth, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of dairyman

circa 1617, in the meaning defined above

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“Dairyman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dairyman. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of dairyman

: a man who manages or works in a dairy

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