Definitions

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  • n. A seller of junk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A dealer in junk.

Etymologies

junk +‎ man (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The "junkman" walked off with millions of dollars in ore from the abandoned mine.

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  • "junkman," Alan Wayne Davis, went to prison rather than removing antique aircraft parts and a giant sculpture of a human buttocks from his yard near Altamonte Springs.

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  • I could even make a junkman weep when I had dealings with him.

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  • Tell him to look at A.I. again and ask, what is the core question both films are attempting to grasp??!! the junkman

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  • Because as demeaning as you might consider such work, there's a big-bucks opportunity in becoming a junkman.

    Dan Dorfman: The Junkman Cometh

  • Asked if he is ever embarrassed at being labeled a junkman, Scudamore notes that "it's not the sexiest business, but my family and friends are proud of what I've achieved."

    Dan Dorfman: The Junkman Cometh

  • Judging from what I hear from 39-year-old Brian Scudamore, the nation's most prominent junkman, a worthwhile follow-up song might well be there's no business like the junk business.

    Dan Dorfman: The Junkman Cometh

  • To become a junkman and hop aboard the 1-800-GOT-JUNK? bandwagon requires an estimated $100,000 of liquid working capital, which would cover start-up expenses, a franchise fee, a down payment on two truck leases and marketing materials.

    Dan Dorfman: The Junkman Cometh

  • Evil comes in the form of a shopping cart collection agency, a junkman, a piece of human scum.

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  • It wouldn't be hard to find the junkman again, but the story rested on uncovering the blogger and, more importantly, Macman, the Martin Luther King of shopping carts rights organizers, the great unknown at the center of this mystery.

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