Definition of milk round in English:

milk round


  • 1A regular milk delivery along a fixed route.

    ‘I helped with a Saturday milk round’
    • ‘Being a member of a lifeboat crew is not like delivering coal or having a milk round.’
    • ‘I used to deliver milk to her house on my milk round, and sometimes I'd look up to her bedroom window and she'd be there watching for me.’
    1. 1.1 A regular journey that includes calls at several places.
    2. 1.2 A series of visits to universities and colleges by recruiting staff from large companies.
      • ‘Colm Jordan, education officer with USI, advises final year students to examine job offers made after this semester's milk rounds carefully.’
      • ‘Up to 60 graduates were offered management consultancy positions by international consulting firms with operations in Dublin after last year's milk rounds.’


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