gasman etymology

English word gasman comes from English gas, English man

Detailed word origin of gasman

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gas English (eng) (US) To fill (a vehicle's fuel tank) with fuel.. (US) To give a vehicle more fuel in order to accelerate it. (Ireland, colloquial) comical, zany; fun, amusing (US) Methane or other waste gases trapped in one's belly as a result of the digestive process.. (baseball) A fastball.. (countable) A hob on a gas cooker.. (countable, chemistry) A chemical element or compound in such a state.. (slang) [...]
man English (eng) Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man. (Multicultural London English, slang) Used to refer to oneself or one's group: I, we; construed in the third person.. (collective) All human males collectively: mankind.. (collective) All humans collectively: mankind, humankind, humanity. (Sometimes capitalized as Man.). (historical) [...]
gasman English (eng) (colloquial) A worker for a company that supplies gas (in the sense of the gaseous fuel), especially one who visits premises to read the meter, test appliances etc.

Words with the same origin as gasman

Descendants of gas
Descendants of man
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