Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAILMAN

They sat on a rock by the roadside waiting for the mailman's auto to come along.

I had a letter from him by the mailman yesterday from Fraser's Gully.

The mailman, to whom he expressed these sentiments, told him to cheer up.

"'Tis Her Majesty's mail, b'y," Billy could hear the mailman say.

Most days in the winter, the only car to come by was the mailman.

Let's sit here under the pines a minute until the mailman goes by.

A touch of the bruised foot on the floor brought the mailman groaning to his chair again.

We did see one time some—the mailman brought a big package in.

The mailman is to bring my trunk tomorrow; I just got homesick all at once, and came a day earlier.

The distance from Boulia to Springvale is 80 miles, the only traffic along it being the pack horse of the mailman once a week.

WORD ORIGIN

also mail-man, 1841, from mail (n.1) + man (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MAILMAN

letter carrier

nounmail carrier
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.