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milk·man

 (mĭlk′măn′)
n.
A man who sells or delivers milk to customers.

milkman

(ˈmɪlkmən)
n, pl -men
1. a man who delivers or sells milk
2. (Agriculture) a man who milks cows; dairyman

milk•man

(ˈmɪlkˌmæn)

n., pl. -men.
a person who sells or delivers milk.
[1580–90]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milkman - someone who delivers milkmilkman - someone who delivers milk    
delivery boy, deliveryman, deliverer - someone employed to make deliveries
Translations
بائِع الحَليب او مُوِّزع الحَليب
mlékař
mælkemand
maitomies
tejesember
mjólkurpóstur
mliekar
mlekar

milkman

[ˈmɪlkmən] N (milkmen (pl)) → lechero m, repartidor m de leche

milkman

[ˈmɪlkmən] n
He's a milkman → Il livre le lait à domicile.milk powder nlait m en poudremilk round n (British)
(= delivery route) → tournée f (du laitier)
(UNIVERSITY) the milk round tournée de recrutement par les entreprises dans les universités

milkman

[ˈmɪlkmən] n (-men (pl)) → lattaio

milk

(milk) noun
a white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their young. The commonest source of milk is the cow.
verb
to obtain milk from. The farmer milks his cows each day.
ˈmilky adjective
1. containing milk. milky coffee.
2. like milk in appearance. A milky substance.
ˈmilkiness noun
ˈmilkmaid noun
formerly, a woman employed to milk cows by hand.
ˈmilkman noun
a man who delivers milk.
ˈmilkshake noun
a drink made by shaking up milk and a particular flavouring. I'd like a chocolate/strawberry milkshake.
milk tooth
one of the first set of a baby's teeth. The child's milk teeth started to come out when he was six years old.
the Milky Way (also the Galaxy)
a huge collection of stars stretching across the sky.
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AS THE clock struck eleven on Thursday night, Sky's correspondent embedded at Finch Farm was left with only the arrival of Everton's milk-man to discuss.
Tories had called on voters to give Labour a wake-up call - and that's exactly what retired Nuneaton milk-man Gerald Smith delivered in Weddington, where he forced out Kevin Quigley.
The former Clondalkin milk-man, whose crushing tackling was a rare highlight of the game, offered a hugely refreshing judgment on the latest disaster of the Warren Gatland era.