Definition of milkman
: a person who sells or delivers milk and milk products
Recent Examples of milkman from the Web
Lawrence Arthur Heinze was born Dec. 14, 1940, in Baltimore to Horace Heinze, a milkman, and Julia Bertazon, a homemaker.
Frederick John Holste Jr., the son of Frederick J. Holste Sr., a milkman, and Betty Wiedenhoeft Holste, a homemaker, was born and raised in Canton.
As a sensitive, sheltered third grader growing up in Cambria Heights, Queens, Alan Walowitz first encountered the concept of death in 1957 when his milkman was killed while making overnight deliveries.
Although this meant fewer milkmen, phone operators and ocean liner crews, job growth actually accelerated during this time.
Then supermarkets and single-use containers planted a dead-end sign on our milkman's route.
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MILKMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of milkman for English Language Learners
: a man who sells or delivers milk
MILKMAN Defined for Kids
Definition of milkman for Students
: a person who sells or delivers milk
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