roundsman


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

rounds·man

 (roundz′mən)
n.
1. A police officer in charge of several other officers.
2. One, such as a delivery person, who makes rounds.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

roundsman

(ˈraʊndzmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Professions) Brit a person who makes rounds, as for inspection or to deliver goods
2. (Journalism & Publishing) Austral and NZ a reporter covering a particular district or topic
3. (Professions) Austral and NZ a reporter covering a particular district or topic
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roundsman - a workman employed to make rounds (to deliver goods or make inspections or so on)
working man, working person, workingman, workman - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

roundsman

[ˈraʊndzmən] N (roundsmen (pl)) (Brit) → repartidor m or proveedor m casero
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

roundsman

n pl <-men> (Brit) → Austräger m; milk roundsmanMilchmann m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

roundsman

[ˈraʊndzmən] n (-men (pl)) (Brit) → garzone m (che esegue le consegne a domicilio)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Guesting for the hosts was 28-year-old baker's roundsman Lol Cottrell taking part in the BBC show The Big Time which placed amateur members of the public at the top of their chosen field.
While living here, John traded one of his paintings to pay a PS10 milk bill to the local roundsman. If his descendants still have it,
The reason why his nice dairy roundsman has substituted 500 ml glass bottles containing German milk for traditional British 568ml (pint) milk bottles is that the Liverpool processing plant for glass pint bottles closed down.
Edgar Wallace's story is in many ways, the ultimate rags to riches tale." Wallace worked as a printer's assistant, milk roundsman, newspaper seller, plasterer's labourer, soldier, a ship's cook and captain's boy on a Grimsby fishing trawler, boot and shoe shop assistant, rubber factory worker, newspaper reporter, foreign correspondent, racing tipster, columnist, special constable, film producer and director.
Wilf's first job after leaving Dairy Lane School in Houghtonle-Spring at 14 was as a milk roundsman, delivering daily pintas by horse and cart.
He signed-up as a roundsman's assistant in 1945 when adults were rationed to one-and-a-half pints a week, with milk costing the princely sum of four-and-ahalf old pence.
After working for the Argus, the Sydney Sun (as parliamentary roundsman in Canberra) and the Times in London, he was sacked from a junior position in the Daily Telegraph in 1939.
Starke refused to apply for a street trading consent for both vehicles, citing a legal argument he was operating as a roundsman, which is considered a street trading activity legally exempt from the requirement to obtain prior consent.
The former headteacher was also appointed youth cricket coordinator in 1998 and managed several of Ormskirk's junior sides then continued on as g roundsman.
TFortunately my mother was not present as I had gone with a friend, but the head of the household looked at me over his spectacles and said coolly in the clipped, mannered tones of the English upper class which I came to marvel at: 'I cannot accept that.' I cringed, but managed, 'I'll eat it if you don't want it.' When I told my grandmother, she informed me that the speaker's father had begun life as a baker's roundsman with a basket and a brown sack to cover his loaves and not two ha'pence to rub together.