milkman


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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.
References in classic literature ?
Happening to arrive at the door as it was opened to the afternoon milkman, I was reminded of Mr.
They aren't to be killed," said the milkman, "if that can possibly be avoided.
The tradesman leaves his counter, and the car-man his waggon; the butcher throws down his tray; the baker his basket; the milkman his pail; the errand-boy his parcels; the school-boy his marbles; the paviour his pickaxe; the child his battledore.
I made my way to the poor child, who was one of the dirtiest little unfortunates I ever saw, and found him very hot and frightened and crying loudly, fixed by the neck between two iron railings, while a milkman and a beadle, with the kindest intentions possible, were endeavouring to drag him back by the legs, under a general impression that his skull was compressible by those means.
The milkman said he knew of two young ladies of the highest respectability who were in search of a suitable establishment, and he took a card,' interposed Mrs Wilfer, with severe monotony, as if she were reading an Act of Parliament aloud.
The milkman, baker, grocer, and butcher inquired how she did, poor Mrs.
A milkman was distributing the contents of his cans from door to door; and the harsh peal of a fisherman's conch shell was heard far off, around the corner.
Mary Donahue, who had taken three pints from the milkman, now took one pint.
Whether it was brought in by the birds of the air, or came blowing in with the very air itself, when the casement windows were set open; whether the baker brought it kneaded into the bread, or the milkman delivered it as part of the adulteration of his milk; or the housemaids, beating the dust out of their mats against the gateposts, received it in exchange deposited on the mats by the town atmosphere; certain it is that the news permeated every gable of the old building before Miss Twinkleton was down, and that Miss Twinkleton herself received it through Mrs.
Katerina Ivanovna observed contemptuously that all knew what her family was and that on that very certificate of honour it was stated in print that her father was a colonel, while Amalia Ivanovna's father--if she really had one--was probably some Finnish milkman, but that probably she never had a father at all, since it was still uncertain whether her name was Amalia Ivanovna or Amalia Ludwigovna.
In came the cook, with her brother's particular friend, the milkman.
But it was strange to hear the milkman in the early morning, and the postman knocking his way along the street an hour later, and to be passed over by one destroying angel after another.