mailman mailman  /ˈmeɪl ˌmæn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a man who delivers the mail

Usage(s):

  1. Netflix is morphing into a similarly excellent streaming-video service, but that's no reason to forget the mailman's name.
  2. Curious, then amazed, the mailman watched the professor open the envelope, read the brief message and suddenly begin weeping.
  3. At a spruced-up restaurant in the Bronx one weekday evening, Brian Waters, a mailman, sat with his 9-year-old son in a booth.

News

  1. Decomposing Bodies of Elderly Sisters Found in Home

    A gruesome discovery in San Lorenzo home after a mailman reported not seeing two sisters Photo Credit: Getty Images
    on June 23, 2013     Source: NBC Bay Area

  2. McAllen mailman accused of stealing cash from letters

    Federal authorities say a South Texas mailman has been arrested for opening customer mail and stealing money contained in gift cards.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley

  3. Mailman Accused of Taking Money From Gift Cards

    Federal authorities say a South Texas mailman has been arrested for opening customer mail and stealing money contained in gift cards.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station

Quotes

  1. "It's one of those things that would be nice to have," Scully said. "I'll hang it on the front door of the house and really confuse the mailman."
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Vin Scully Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He wouldn't have been a big 'Moneyball' favorite because he used to say that the only guy who gets paid for walking is the mailman," MacPhail said. "That was him. Players respond more I think to their peers than anything else. With Kirby...
    on Mar 6, 2006 By: Andy MacPhail Source: Colorado Rockies News

  3. "I'd go out to their houses and knock on doors and they ask me how I found them. I'd ask the mailman where some of them lived and they would say to me. 'Yeah I know where he lives.' In fact I found the doctor that was on our preferred list and his...
    on Jul 15, 2005 By: Bobby Bell Source: The Orange and Brown Report

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