Courier Definition

ko͝orē-ər, kûr-, kŭr-
couriers
noun
couriers
A messenger, especially one on official diplomatic business.
American Heritage
A messenger sent in haste or on a regular schedule with messages, parcels, etc.
Webster's New World
A person hired to take care of hotel accommodations and luggage and to act as guide for a traveler.
Webster's New World
A spy carrying secret information.
American Heritage
A personal attendant hired to make arrangements for a journey.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
Antonyms:
receiversender
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verb

To deliver by courier.

We'll have the contract couriered to you.
Wiktionary
pronoun

A monospace font that resembles the characters produced by a typewriter.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Courier

Noun

Singular:
courier
Plural:
couriers

Origin of Courier

  • French courrier from Old French from Old Italian corriere from correre to run from Latin currere kers- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman courrier, from Old French coreor, agent noun of corir.

    From Wiktionary

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