One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A man who installs or services gas appliances or reads gas meters.
- ‘Born the son of a Sheffield gasman, his early life has shaped his combative approach to politics.’
- ‘She will, when ninety-five and expecting the gasman, get horribly nervous in case the boiler blows up.’
- ‘The pit crew practices with the same intensity it shows during races, but it has a new jack man and gasman going over the wall and it still must mesh better during pit stops.’
- ‘He has made sure his equipment is ready and has replaced the rear tire changer, gasman and catch can man on the pit crew.’
- ‘A Bingley gasman has beaten 5,000 others from around the country to scoop the title of British Gas engineer of the year.’
- ‘Police are warning residents to be on their guard after a caller posing as a gasman tried to con his way into a woman's home.’
- ‘Brown's father was a gasman with a great passion for natural gas.’
- ‘A council-contracted gasman downed tools and left the house when he found a syringe behind the fireplace he was repairing.’
- ‘He plays all sorts of different characters from a manager to a doctor and a gasman - it's great fun.’
- ‘With a new jackman and gasman going over the wall, there has been inconsistency in the pits, which hasn't helped Gordon on some restarts.’
- ‘He was dressed as a gasman, the type of person people tend to forget.’
- ‘They always fail to mention that she attacked the gasman with a shovel.’
- ‘In another scene a troupe of prospective gasmen were led up a mountain through the driving rain to an isolated farmhouse.’
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