from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man who carries and delivers mail. Also called postman.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. someone (implied male) who delivers mail to, and/or collects mail from, residential or commercial addresses, or from public mailboxes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A man who delivers the mail. A male mail carrier.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a man who delivers the mail
The nation's top mailman is turning in his bag, retiring after a lifetime of service with the U.S. Postal Service.
Or are you one of them little yappy dogs who sounds all tough as long as the mailman is on the other side of the fence?
For instance, we can hear Copland-esque rhythmic jauntiness in mailman Mario's funny exchanges with Neruda and out-takes of Britten's Peter Grimes to indicate foreboding, and even hints of Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms in some choral passages.
The mailman is supposed to deliver mail to the door of each apartment.
(I guess my mailman is reading even faster than before.)
The mailman is here with letters from your friend in another town.
Every one called our mailman Rocky because he wore one of those hats that had flaps to cover his ears.
(And, no, my mailman is still not done reading that issue so I don't yet have it.
Thankfully, the mailman was a neighborhood friend who declined to bring legal action.
Doug recalled the mailman's mocking smile, his arrogant attitude.