- gar•bage•man[[t]ˈgɑr bɪdʒˌmæn[/t]] n. pl. -mencvb a person employed to collect, haul away, and dispose of garbage•Etymology: 1885–90, amer.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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garbageman — [gär′bij man΄] n. pl. garbagemen [gär′bijmen΄] a person whose job is to pick up and dispose of garbage … English World dictionary
garbageman — UK [ˈɡɑː(r)bɪdʒmæn] / US [ˈɡɑrbɪdʒˌmæn] noun [countable] Word forms garbageman : singular garbageman plural garbagemen UK [ˈɡɑː(r)bɪdʒmen] / US [ˈɡɑrbɪdʒˌmen] American a dustman or refuse collector … English dictionary
garbageman — noun someone employed to collect and dispose of refuse • Syn: ↑garbage man, ↑garbage collector, ↑garbage carter, ↑garbage hauler, ↑refuse collector, ↑dustman • Hypernyms: ↑hauler, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
garbageman — noun Date: 1888 one who collects and hauls away garbage … New Collegiate Dictionary
garbageman — /gahr bij man /, n., pl. garbagemen. a person employed to collect, haul away, and dispose of garbage; sanitation worker. [1885 90, Amer.; GARBAGE + MAN1] * * * … Universalium
garbageman — gar|bage|man [ garbıdʒ,mæn ] noun count AMERICAN a man whose job is to collect garbage … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
garbageman — man who collects garbage … English contemporary dictionary
garbageman — /ˈgabɪdʒmən/ (say gahbijmuhn), / ˌmæn/ (say .man) noun (plural garbagemen /ˈgabɪdʒmən/ (say gahbijmuhn), /ˈgabɪdʒˌmɛn/ (say gahbij.men)) a man employed to collect garbage … Australian English dictionary
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