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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Rhymes with Mailman

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

Sentences with 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 about 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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