follow Dictionary.com

What's the "een" in Halloween?

sandwich man

noun
1.
a person with advertising boards hung from the shoulders.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for sandwich man

sandwich man

noun
1.
a man who carries sandwich boards
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for sandwich man

sandwich man

noun phrase

A person paid to walk about bearing sandwich boards (1864+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for sandwich man

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for sandwich

17
18
Scrabble Words With Friends