Definition of panman
1 : one who tends pans
2 : a worker who loads cottonseed cakes into presses for extraction of oil
3 : an operator of a machine that whirls candy in a pan (as of syrup or wax coloring matter) to give it a finishing coat or polish —called also glazer, grosser
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of panman
1pan + man
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up panman? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).