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garbage man

noun [C]
 
US
another word for garbage collectorSocial services and sanitationOccupations and trades
Translations of “garbage man”
in Korean 청소부…
in Arabic عَامِل جَمع القُمامة…
in Portuguese funcionário da limpeza pública, lixeiro…
in Catalan escombriaire…
in Japanese ごみ収集人, 清掃作業員…
in Italian netturbino…
in Chinese (Traditional) (清運垃圾的)清潔工…
in Russian мусорщик…
in Turkish çöpçü…
in Chinese (Simplified) (清运垃圾的)清洁工…
in Polish śmieciarz…
(Definition of garbage man from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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