Synonyms
Etymology

1. mailman

noun. ['ˈmeɪlˌmæn'] a man who delivers the mail.

Synonyms

  • carrier
  • mail carrier
  • deliveryman
  • delivery boy
  • postman
  • letter carrier

Etymology

  • mail (English)
  • maille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • man (English)
  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Mailman

  • anchorman
  • assemblyman
  • batman
  • bogeyman
  • bogeyman
  • businessman
  • businessman
  • caveman
  • clergyman
  • cooperman
  • counterman
  • doorman
  • fisherman
  • fishman
  • flagman
  • forman
  • frogman
  • furman
  • gamesman
  • glassman

Example sentences of the word mailman


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ask a store clerk, a neighbour or a mailman if you see one.

2. Adjective
Day after day, your mailman braves the elements to ensure you receive your letters and packages on time.

Quotes containing the word mailman


1. I want to mail my mailman something. He always brings me mail, yet I never give him any mail. Maybe he will appreciate the thought, or maybe he will feel I am making more work for him.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want Two apply for a job at our country's largest funeral home, and then wear a suit and noose to the job interview.

2. I sip my coffee like I fall in love—alone in a field of flowers, writing poetry for the mailman, who delivers love letters, but never gets any.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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