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postie

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noun pos·tie \ˈpōs-tē\

Definition of postie

British

  1. :  letter carrier



Examples of postie in a sentence

  1. <the sort of small Cornish village in which the local postie knows everyone's business>



Origin and Etymology of postie

by shortening & alteration from postman


First Known Use: 1871


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