Simple Definition of messenger
: someone who delivers a message or does other small jobs that involve going somewhere
Full Definition of messenger
2 : a light line used in hauling a heavier line (as between ships)
3 : a substance (as a hormone) that mediates a biological effect
4 : messenger rna
Examples of messenger
They sent a messenger to pick up the package.
<the messenger comes by twice a day to pick up packages>
Origin of messenger
Middle English messangere, from Anglo-French messager, messanger, from message
First Known Use: 14th century
MESSENGER Defined for Kids
Definition of messenger
: a person who carries a message or does an errand
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