de·​liv·​ery·​man | \ di-ˈli-v(ə-)rē-mən How to pronounce deliveryman (audio) , -ˌman, dē- \

Definition of deliveryman

: a person who delivers wholesale or retail goods to customers usually over a regular local route

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Examples of deliveryman in a Sentence

the deliveryman dropped off a package for us while we were at the store
Recent Examples on the Web In Hong Kong, where people queued up for essential goods outside shops, three people with knives allegedly robbed a deliveryman outside a supermarket of precious toilet rolls reportedly worth more than 1,000 Hong Kong dollars ($128). Washington Post, "Stress, rumors, even violence: Virus fear goes viral," 21 Feb. 2020 FedEx is allowing customers to request health questionnaires for its local deliverymen and participation is at the discretion of the driver. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "Is It Safe to Receive Packages During the Coronavirus Crisis?," 26 Mar. 2020 Police say a deliveryman, Jorge Luis Dupre Lachazo, 21, of Hialeah, killed her by hitting her on the head with a wooden mallet and setting her on fire with acetone. Tonya Alanez,, "Furniture deliveryman accused of sexual assault on customer," 6 Sep. 2019 The resident was unsure whether someone had cut the wires, an animal had eaten through the wiring or a deliveryman had tripped over and inadvertently broken the wires. John Benson, cleveland, "Belligerent drunk driver threatens to urinate in police car: Broadview Heights Police Blotter," 22 Jan. 2020 But when the deliveryman arrived with her food, Ms. Consolo did not answer. New York Times, "She Was a Star of New York Real Estate, but Her Life Story Was a Lie," 10 Jan. 2020 The family of a grandmother who was allegedly murdered in her home by an appliance deliveryman is suing Best Buy and two third-party companies involved in the delivery. NBC News, "A Florida grandma was allegedly murdered by an appliance deliveryman. Her family is suing Best Buy.," 27 Sep. 2019 The shooting occurred around 11:30 a.m. as the 45-year-old deliveryman was driving east in the 3800 W. Van Buren Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said, citing early reports. William Lee,, "Cops: Food deliveryman wounded after dropping off order in East Garfield Park," 21 Nov. 2019 Also revealed early on is that Sam is rather well-known in the world of Death Stranding, some kind of deliveryman celebrity due to his work with the Bridges company (the other major delivery system in the world). Kahlief Adams, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Death Stranding': Game Review," 1 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of deliveryman

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of deliveryman was in 1889

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24 May 2020

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“Deliveryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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: a man who delivers goods to customers

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