deliveryman

noun
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 The stranger who came to Judge Salas' door had been holding a package, posing as a deliveryman. Tracy Smith, CBS News, "Federal judge whose son was killed in ambush: "My son's death cannot be in vain"," 20 Feb. 2021 In the office of one prominent VC, Howard, who is Black, was mistaken for a deliveryman. Arielle Pardes, Wired, "Yet Another Year of Venture Capital Being Really White," 29 Dec. 2020 The Amazon deliveryman attended the unveiling Friday at 1355 Main St., once the site of the Arrowhead Café. Susan Dunne, courant.com, "Outdoor portrait exhibit in Hartford celebrates essential workers," 11 Dec. 2020 Williams returned home to Jacksonville and worked for a time as a flower deliveryman. Gary Klein Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "Darious Williams turns corner in long trip to become Rams standout," 20 Nov. 2020 But with no deliveryman in sight, Mr. Oliva, in the mood for a little fun, approached Mr. Williams, who was slumped against his car, and having gone to chapel earlier in the day, dressed in a full suit. New York Times, "They Crossed Paths at Howard but Caught Feelings in a Hurricane," 4 Oct. 2020 One day, a food deliveryman coughed outside my door and was on the receiving end of my wrath. Washington Post, "An expatriate family returns to a 14-day quarantine in Jordan," 8 Oct. 2020 References to coronavirus were an ongoing part of the ceremony, with essential workers — including a teacher and a UPS deliveryman — presenting awards and Jason Sudeikis ostensibly getting a COVID-19 test onstage. Lynn Elber, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Schitt's Creek' and 'Watchmen' are big Emmy winners," 21 Sep. 2020 References to coronavirus were an ongoing part of the ceremony, with essential workers — including a teacher and a UPS deliveryman — presenting awards and Jason Sudeikis ostensibly getting a COVID-19 test onstage. Author: Lynne Elber, Anchorage Daily News, "A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards," 21 Sep. 2020

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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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8 Mar 2021

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“Deliveryman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deliveryman. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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deliveryman

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English Language Learners Definition of deliveryman

: a man who delivers goods to customers

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