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 dolly didn’t fit through the swinging kitchen door, so the deliveryman rammed the door and broke it off its hinges, George said. Stefene Russell, The Salt Lake Tribune, 28 July 2022 On Thursday morning, a FedEx deliveryman arrived looking for Mr. Edwards, who would sometimes hold packages for safekeeping, and found the blue plastic chair surrounded by candles and flowers. New York Times, 11 July 2022 Zhiwen Yan, a 45-year-old deliveryman for the local Chinese restaurant Great Wall, was sitting on his scooter at an intersection around 9:30 p.m. when police say a man approached on foot and fired several shots. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, 2 May 2022 The attack happened at about 4 p.m. EDT as the 53-year-old deliveryman was pedaling near 3480 Fulton St. in the Cypress Hills neighborhood of Brooklyn, police said. NBC News, 14 June 2021 Roth confronted Harris with his own chat messages about posing as a pizza deliveryman and killing Whitmer at her door. CBS News, 1 Apr. 2022 His killer, 19-year-old pizza deliveryman Lionel Ray Williams, was convicted of second-degree murder, as well as 10 robberies in the neighborhood, and sentenced to 51 years in prison. Los Angeles Times, 14 Feb. 2022 The Senate bid was the third campaign for Durr, a furniture company deliveryman who lost races for a Logan council seat last year and for a 3rd District Assembly seat in 2019. USA TODAY, 5 Nov. 2021 The deliveryman is transferred to the hospital’s intensive care unit. Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2021 See More

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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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11 Aug 2022

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“Deliveryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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