junkman

junkman

(ˈdʒʌŋkˌmæn)
n, pl -men
(Professions) US and Canadian a man who buys and sells discarded clothing, furniture, etc. Also called: rag-and-bone man (chiefly Brit)
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junkman

[ˈdʒʌŋkmæn] N (junkmen (pl)) → chatarrero m
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He procured a packing-case from the woodpile in the cellar, fitted a cover to it, and raided the scrap-iron the Silva tribe was collecting for the junkman.
I could even make a junkman weep when I had dealings with him.
The action films THE JUNKMAN, DEADLINE AUTO THEFT and GONE IN 60 SECONDS 2 will be released over the next two years.
Also The Junkman From Afrika presents work from Nigeria's Junkyard Museum (until October 16) plus (In)Scape by Jo Shapland (from tomorrow until September 26) MACHYNLLETH Common Threads showcases the work of Caitlin Shepherd @ MOMA Wales until September 4 MERTHYR TYDFIL The work of two of Britain's greatest artists - JMW Turner and Penry Williams - is being displayed @ Cyfarthfa Castle until August 31 MILFORD HAVEN Emergence is an exhibition by six new ceramic graduates from West Wales School of the Arts @ Waterfront Gallery until September 4.
You know, when the Bluebelles had their first hit, 'I Sold My Heart to the Junkman,' I was so silly.
As Koppel, the junkman, plods wearily along, his legs feeling heavy "like Mama's noodle pudding," he finds a discarded meat grinder that offers him three wishes.
As Sus is desperately packing for yet another trip to Holland (an escape from the grotesque reality that is already inside her parlour), promising to write, Daan tries to capture her attention, playing on his harmonica, and pulling his clippings from his pockets, strewing them all over the stage, in shuddering recitation' [hortende voordrag'], struggling for words, masturbating his codpiece and saying: 'Kom, hartverniegtende arkbitter nag van Februarie, waar junkman en blod aan mekaar verkiel is in 'n gewrog van onbespiegeldheid' (p.
The Junkman from Afrika, was named by a national newspaper as one of the 50 greatest cultural figures shaping his native continent.
They live next door to their grandparents in a town where there is still a junkman with a horse and wagon, a trolley and a penny arcade.
At the same time every day, a junkman would come by ringing a cowbell roped to the handlebar of his pushcart.
Sam Brown gets soulful on Got Me Where You Want and Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour adds the subtlest of guitar to the bluesy Junkman.
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