Definition of white-van man noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


white-van man

BrE BrE//ˌwaɪt ˈvæn mæn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪt ˈvæn mæn//
(British English, informal)
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used to refer to the sort of man who drives a white van in an aggressive way, thought of as a symbol of the rude and sometimes violent way in which some men behave today