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[dih-liv-uh-ree-man, -muh n] /dɪˈlɪv ə riˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural deliverymen
[dih-liv-uh-ree-men, -muh n] /dɪˈlɪv ə riˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
a person employed to make deliveries of merchandise to purchasers, usually by means of a truck.
Origin of deliveryman
1915-20; delivery + man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Ask any deliveryman to leave packages outside the door.
  • Sitting in traffic, a plumber can't plumb and a deliveryman can't deliver.
  • There was the occasional deliveryman or a couple of teenagers looking for a quiet thrill banging on the video game machines.

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