Definition of dustbin man in English:

dustbin man


  • A dustman.

    • ‘And there we were thinking we were making life easier for the dustbin men.’
    • ‘But he's not the only fish in Irene's sea, as she has her own unsuccessful forays onto the dating scene and even makes a play for her dustbin man.’
    • ‘The ironic thing is that the regular dustbin men quite often empty it into their cart despite several phone calls to the cleansing department to correct this.’
    • ‘She even provides meals and a cup of tea for the dustbin men and they reward her with presents at Christmas.’
    • ‘In the case of top-up fees, the concept is based on the principle that it is unfair to expect the dustbin man who has never been to university to fork out the full tax bill to enable graduates to earn more in the future.’
    • ‘There will be no need to find out about the schools, the doctor's surgery or the dustbin men, everyone will effortlessly find their way to your door.’
    • ‘They are truly our dustbin men, employed by us to sweep up and bin the problems we continue to diagnose wrongly.’
    • ‘The first deal I got offered when I arrived was from a consortium of 16 Armenian dustbin men, now I'm dealing with sharks in gold lame underwear.’
    • ‘The dustbin men refused to take my rubbish yesterday morning for some reason only known to themselves, I saw them look in the bin and leave it.’
    • ‘They might have been Dagenham car workers, Yorkshire miners, Scottish dockers, dustbin men or printers, shimmering spectres now from distant times when to kick against the pricks was considered admirable rather than merely pointless.’
    • ‘A former dustbin man, bingo hall worker and factory cleaner, he is now the epitome of respectability, working as a civil servant for the Home Office in Leeds.’
    • ‘We have a dustbin man at the moment, but what I'd like to see for the people around here is a garbage cart, so that people would know when to put out their rubbish.’
    • ‘If the cold turkey does strike, the dustbin men will have taken away my fix.’
    • ‘So you can imagine how dismayed i was the other Friday when the dustbin men just threw it in with all the other waste.’
    • ‘Go and be an anonymous dustbin man and give us all peace.’
    • ‘They were dumb enough to leave the papers out for the dustbin men to collect.’