white-van man


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white-van man

Someone who drives a nondescript white van for work, especially when driving in aggressive, reckless, or dangerous ways. Alludes to the perception of such drivers (typically male) being ignorant or rude. I used to cycle to work, but after nearly being knocked over three separate times by white-van men, I decided to start taking the bus.
See also: man

ˌwhite-ˈvan man

(British English, informal) used to refer to a man driving a white van in an aggressive way. Many companies use white delivery vans and their drivers are often considered stupid and rude: Who enjoys driving to work with the constant traffic jams, roadworks and the impatient hooting of white-van man?
See also: man