Meaning of “milk round” in the English Dictionary


"milk round" in English

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milk roundnoun

uk /ˈmɪlk ˌraʊnd/ us /ˈmɪlk ˌraʊnd/

[ C ] UK a route that a milkman takes regularly or every day to take milk to the homes of customers:

Dad had a milk round and used to get up really early.
the milk round [ S ] UK informal

the series of visits made at a particular time of the year by large companies to colleges and universities to discuss giving jobs to students after they have finished their education

(Definition of “milk round” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the milk round" in Business English

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the milk roundnoun [ S ]

uk us UK HR

a series of visits that large companies make to universities in order to tell students about job opportunities in their companies when they leave university:

In 1992 the milk round was cancelled and few companies were taking on graduate trainees.

(Definition of “the milk round” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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