Definition of street man in English:

street man


  • 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.


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


street man

/ˈstriːt ˌman/