Etymology
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mailman (n.)

also mail-man, "person employed in carrying the mail over a specific route or between post offices," 1841, from mail (n.1) + man (n.). Mail-carrier in the same sense is from 1799.

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Definitions of mailman

mailman (n.)
a man who delivers the mail;
Synonyms: postman / mail carrier / letter carrier / carrier
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