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Meaning of "sandman" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SANDMAN

sandman  [ˈsændˌmæn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SANDMAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sandman is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SANDMAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

sandman

Sandman

The Sandman is a mythical character in central and northern European folklore who brings good dreams by sprinkling magical sand onto the eyes of children while they sleep at night.

Definition of sandman in the English dictionary

The definition of sandman in the dictionary is a magical person supposed to put children to sleep by sprinkling sand in their eyes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SANDMAN


adman
ˈædˌmæn
badman
ˈbædˌmæn
birdman
ˈbɜːdˌmæn
boardman
ˈbɔːdˌmæn
brideman
ˈbraɪdˌmæn
businessman
ˈbɪznɪsˌmæn
cameraman
ˈkæmərəˌmæn
caveman
ˈkeɪvˌmæn
deadman
ˈdɛdˌmæn
freedman
ˈfriːdˌmæn
handyman
ˈhændɪˌmæn
hardman
ˈhɑːdˌmæn
ironman
ˈaɪənˌmæn
leadman
ˈliːdˌmæn
mailman
ˈmeɪlˌmæn
rodman
ˈrɒdˌmæn
snowman
ˈsnəʊˌmæn
spiderman
ˈspaɪdəˌmæn
strongman
ˈstrɒŋˌmæn
superman
ˈsuːpəˌmæn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SANDMAN

sandiest
sandiness
sanding
Sandinista
sandiver
sandless
sandlike
sandling
sandlot
sandlot baseball
sandlotter
sandmen
sandpaper
sandpapering
sandpapery
sandpeep
sandpile
sandpiper
sandpit
sandpump

WORDS THAT END LIKE SANDMAN

aidman
Bradman
dodman
Friedman
goodman
groundman
headman
hodman
hoodman
husbandman
Kidman
landman
madman
orchardman
reedman
roadman
seedman
soundman
woodman
yardman

Synonyms and antonyms of sandman in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sandman» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SANDMAN

Find out the translation of sandman to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sandman from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sandman» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

睡魔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sandman
570 millions of speakers

English

sandman
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Sandman
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المنوم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Sandman
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sandman
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Sandman
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

marchand de sable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sandman
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sandmann
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

睡魔
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

샌드맨
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sandman
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người bán cát
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சேண்ட்மேன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सँडमन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uyku perisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

omino del sonno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sandman
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Sandman
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sandman
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Μορφέας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sandman
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sandman
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sandman
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sandman

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SANDMAN»

The term «sandman» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.858 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SANDMAN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sandman

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SANDMAN»

Discover the use of sandman in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sandman and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sandman
This gripping psychological thriller places turbulent emotions in stark contrast to beautiful surroundings, testimony to the fragile nature of tranquility.
Ian Kingsley, 2010
2
Sandman
Kohler can do nothing for this girl or for his own sons, but for the sake of France’s children, he will send Sandman to the guillotine.
J. Robert Janes, 2012
3
The Sandman: The Story of Sanderson Mansnoozie
Provides the background, history, and life of Sanderson Mansnoozie, better known as the Sandman, who helps the Man in the Moon keep children safe at night by bringing them sweet dreams.
‎2012
4
Sandman Slim: A Novel
Resurrection sucks. Saving the world is worse. Darkly twisted, irreverent, and completely hilarious, Sandman Slim is the breakthrough novel by an acclaimed author.
Richard Kadrey, 2010
5
Neil Gaiman's The Sandman and Joseph Campbell: In Search of ...
The first scholarly book-length examination of the work of comics legend Neil Gaiman includes detailed analysis of his best-selling "Sandman" and "Death" series, a look at his work's relationship to Joseph Campbell, and such topics as ...
Stephen Rauch, 2003
6
Enter Sandman
0Trisha is building a life she loves, full of good friends, romance, and a successful career at a SoHo gallery, but the arrival of an enigmatic new painting in the gallery carries her back to her college days and an artist friend who both ...
Stephanie Williams, 2004
7
The Absolute Sandman 5
Collects every volume of the "Sandman" comic book along with miscellaneous information about the creation and production of individual titles and the contributing artists and previously unpublished graphic stories by Neil Gaiman.
Neil Gaiman, 2011
8
The Sandman: King of Dreams
HKi.o* Several Sandman doodle,-, done in margins and on scraps by Neil while he was working on the initial proposal in I'M i. These sketches are a lew oi the main lbat Neil drew as studies on the Sandman's visage. "I was trving to experiment ...
Alisa Kwitney, 2003
9
Kill the Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel
Supernatural fantasy's best antihero returns, in the high-octane follow-up to Richard Kadrey's acclaimed Sandman Slim James Stark, a.k.a.
Richard Kadrey, 2010
10
The Sandman Book of Dreams
Collection of fantasy and horror stories based on the DC Comics character The Sandman created by Neil Gaiman.
Neil Gaiman, Edward E. Kramer, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SANDMAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sandman is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Sandman Slim' Is Urban Fantasy With Brains, Guts And A …
Six years ago I picked up a book called Sandman Slim by an author, Richard Kadrey, whose name was only vaguely familiar to me. I bought it on a whim. «NPR, Jul 15»
2
Bartlett plane crash victim identified as Michael Sandman
Michael Sandman, 61, of Bloomingdale, Ill., was killed when the small plane crashed in a forest preserve in Bartlett. He was the only person on board. «WLS-TV, Jul 15»
3
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Explains Why 'Sandman' Is Better as a Movie …
There have been several attempts to adapt Neil Gaiman's The Sandman over the years, sometimes as a TV series and sometimes as a film. In some ways, the ... «/FILM, Jun 15»
4
Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Sandman' Moving From Warner Bros. to …
Joseph Gordon-Levitt's “Sandman” movie is moving from Warner Bros. to New Line along with several other properties based on Vertigo comics, an individual ... «TheWrap, Jun 15»
5
Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the Challenges of Turning The Sandman
By Eric GoldmanIt was the end of 2013 when we first heard Joseph Gordon-Levitt was working on a movie adaptation of the acclaimed Neil Gaiman DC/Vertigo ... «IGN, Jun 15»
6
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Reveals Why You Won't See Punching In …
'Sandman' was written over the course of whatever — I forget exactly, six or seven years. One at a time. One little 20-page issue at a time. And to try to take that ... «MTV.com, Jun 15»
7
Watch out Metallica! Girls' hard rocking "Enter Sandman" cover goes …
Fifteen-year-old Daniela, 13-year-old Paulina and 10-year-old Alejandra call themselves The Warning and their cover of Metallica's hit, "Enter Sandman," has ... «KABC-TV, Apr 15»
8
Surf's up ... the new Sandman available as a wagon or ute, not a …
THE Holden Sandman is back 40 years after it was introduced, minus the fluffy dice and heart-shaped windows — but with the shagpile carpet and brightly ... «NEWS.com.au, Mar 15»
9
'The Sandman' Movie: Neil Gaiman Has 'Good Feelings', Names …
With the power to essentially launch DC's Vertigo Comics line, Neil Gaiman's comic series The Sandman would go on to define a new age of graphic novels for ... «Screen Rant, Dec 14»
10
'The Sandman' Movie Update: WB 'Very Happy' With Current Script
Series creator Neil Gaiman immediately explained why, citing Sandman's existence as a Vertigo Comics property, which is a different beast altogether. Now ... «Screen Rant, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sandman [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sandman>. Sep 2019 ».
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