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

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"lollipop man/lady" in British English

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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)