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grocery +‎ -man


groceryman (plural grocerymen)

  1. A male grocer.
    • 2008 March 23, Simon Romero, “In Babel of Tongues, Suriname Seeks Itself”, in New York Times[1]:
      “It is a form of communication perfect not just for poets but for the Chinese groceryman or Brazilian miner who arrived a few months ago,” he continued.
    • 2009 May 31, Jonathan Miles, “Food Bloggers of 1940”, in New York Times[2]:
      The cream may be sold at the cream station and butter purchased from the groceryman.