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binman

(ˈbɪnˌmæn; ˈbɪnmən)
n, pl -men
(Professions) another name for dustman
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binman

n pl <-men> (Brit) → Müllmann m
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The Examiner spoke to one long-serving binman who, fearful of disciplinary action, asked to remain anonymous.
A poll in the article has so far seen 74 per cent of people saying they won't be giving tips to the postman or binman this year.
James O'Leary agreed, adding: "I will tip the binman PS20 as usual, always empties my bins even if there's stuff accidentally been put in the wrong bin and always makes a massive effort to wave to my son who loves the binmen."
One woman, who did not want to be named, said her husband worked as a binman around 15 years ago and would bring home hundreds of pounds in Christmas tips.
It seems like tipping the binman is fairly common practice on Merseyside - and it can make Christmas a very lucrative period for the city's hardworking refuse collectors.
SERIAL killer Levi Bellfield has a prison job as a binman.
In Dudley a binman was head-butted after he refused to take rubbish over the allowed quota.
Resident Georgina Bowyer added: "When the binman turned around and said, 'We are not picking the rubbish up, it's too dark in there', I was fuming.
Mr Wilkinson said Firth saw red after one binman, Robert Van Linden, told him the route was being changed.
People might notice if a teacher or binman loses their job.
It has now emerged that police are investigating an alleged attack in Willenhall when a resident was said to have pushed and shoved a binman after his rubbish was left behind.
THE DAY Middlesbrough Mayor, Ray Mallon, spent as a binman on the streets of the borough has been captured on canvas.