milkman

noun
milk·​man | \ ˈmilk-ˌman How to pronounce milkman (audio) , -mən\

Definition of milkman

: a person who sells or delivers milk and milk products

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Toll-takers on Bay Area bridges soon will go the way of switchboard operators, milkmen and town criers — and a meeting Wednesday night in San Francisco inched them just a bit closer to their expiration date. Rick Hurd, The Mercury News, "Got FasTrak? Automated toll collecting coming to all Bay Area bridges," 5 Sep. 2019 The story is set in 1905 Czarist Russia and revolves around Jewish milkman Tevye and his five daughters, all at or approaching marrying age. G. Allen Johnson, SFChronicle.com, "Review: ‘Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles’ explores universality of classic musical," 29 Aug. 2019 Set in Czarist Russia, the Bock-Harnick musical starred Zero Mostel as the Jewish milkman forced to confront challenges to his way of life. Mark Kennedy, azcentral, "Harold Prince, Broadway legend who steered groundbreaking shows like 'Evita,' has died," 31 July 2019 Set in Czarist Russia, the Bock-Harnick musical starred Zero Mostel as the Jewish milkman forced to confront challenges to his way of life. cleveland.com, "Broadway director and producer Hal Prince dead," 31 July 2019 Set in Czarist Russia, the Bock-Harnick musical starred Zero Mostel as the Jewish milkman forced to confront challenges to his way of life. NBC News, "Hal Prince, Broadway director and producer with record 21 Tony Awards, is dead," 31 July 2019 About the milkman Teyve with five daughters who had a hard life, who had a sense of humor and a sense of God. Liz Mcneil, PEOPLE.com, "Broadway Legend Joel Grey on His New Sexy Flower Book: 'They Are Voluptuous, Juicy and Hot!'," 9 July 2019 Loop blends the traditional milkman model with the convenience of online shopping by delivering products in durable containers (developed by brands) that are then returned to Loop to be cleaned, sanitized and used again. Natallie Rocha, Fortune, "This Company Is Leading The Charge For Reusable Packaging," 12 June 2019 Replacing the milkman for good will require car manufacturers like Ford Motor Co. and Tesla Inc. to help build tiny self-driving delivery robots, said Dave Ferguson, co-founder and president of robotics company Nuro. Kelsey Gee, WSJ, "Future of Driverless Deliveries Depends on Large Auto Makers," 22 May 2019

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1589, in the meaning defined above

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milkman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of milkman

: a man who sells or delivers milk

milkman

noun
milk·​man | \ ˈmilk-ˌman How to pronounce milkman (audio) \
plural milkmen\ -​ˌmen \

Kids Definition of milkman

: a person who sells or delivers milk

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