mail carrier

mail carrier
a person, usually employed by the post office, who delivers mail. Also called letter carrier, postal carrier.
[1780-90, Amer.]

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  • mail carrier — ☆ mail carrier n. a person whose work is carrying and delivering mail; letter carrier …   English World dictionary

  • mail-carrier — mailˈman or mailˈ carrier noun (N American) A postman • • • Main Entry: ↑mail …   Useful english dictionary

  • mail carrier — mail .carrier n AmE old fashioned someone whose job is to deliver mail = ↑mailman …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mail carrier — mail ,carrier noun count AMERICAN someone whose job is to deliver mail …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Mail carrier — Postman redirects here. For other uses, see Postman (disambiguation). A Melbourne postie riding a motorbike …   Wikipedia

  • mail carrier — noun a man who delivers the mail • Syn: ↑mailman, ↑postman, ↑letter carrier, ↑carrier • Hypernyms: ↑deliveryman, ↑delivery boy, ↑deliverer * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [cou …   Useful english dictionary

  • mail carrier — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms mail carrier : singular mail carrier plural mail carriers American a postman …   English dictionary

  • mail carrier — mail′ car rier n. cvb a person employed to deliver mail • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • mail carrier — noun Date: 1788 letter carrier …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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