Definition of taxman noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtæksmæn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksmæn//
    (pl. taxmen
    BrE BrE//ˈtæksmen//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtæksmen//
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  1. 1the taxman [singular] (informal) a way of referring to the government department that is responsible for collecting taxes He had been cheating the taxman for years.
  2. 2[countable] a person whose job is to collect taxes
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: taxman