Definition of street man in English:

street man

noun

  • 1A man who carries on a trade or occupation in the streets; a street worker or trader. Now rare.

  • 2Slang (originally and chiefly US). A petty criminal who operates on the streets, especially as a pickpocket or drug pusher.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From street + man.

Pronunciation

street man

/ˈstriːt ˌman/