lollipop man/lady Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “lollipop man/lady” in the English Dictionary

"lollipop man/lady" in British English

See all translations

lollipop man/ladynoun [C]

uk   /ˈlɒl.i.pɒp ˌmæn/  us   /ˈlɑː.li.pɑːp ˌmæn/ UK informal
a person who helps children to cross the road near a school by standing in the middle of the road and holding up a stick with a sign on it that means that the traffic must stop
(Definition of lollipop man/lady from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lollipop man/lady?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

force

physical, especially violent, strength, or power

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More