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From milk +‎ -o (diminutive suffix).



milko (plural milkos)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, informal) A milkman or milkwoman
    • 1998 August 15, Seagrass, “Lousy Milk”, in aus.general, Usenet[1]:
      Actually, having been denied the right to employment in my chosen occupation, makin' chemicals, and being now a milko, i can give you the inside information on this story.
    • 1998 December 17, David Bennetts, “Neutral Bay tram line”, in aus.rail, Usenet[2]:
      In the resulting commotion dogs barked and the milko's horse shied, leaving broken bottles and spilt milk all over Hayes St.
    • 2001 March 11, Brash, “Multiculturalism leaves no place for Australian culture”, in canb.general, Usenet[3]:
      (As a child, I used to love hearing the "clip clop clip clop" of the milko′s horse as he arrived in our street in the morning).