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Definition

A man who wanders the street crying "battelpapperrrr" so that he can buy whatever scrap metal, glass or paper a house might have to offer. He then sells his collections to a scrap merchant and usually pays the household a small amount.

Usage

i am so pissed off! My mother sold my whole stamp collection to the bottle paper man.
Added 2011-07-07 by porkipaya

Root

English

Region

All India

Terms referencing this

Iron man, Bhangar