Examples of courier in a Sentence
Police recently arrested a drug courier in our neighborhood.
The documents were sent by overnight courier.
Recent Examples of courier from the Web
Last year a cycle courier working for CitySprint, a delivery firm, won the right to paid holidays.
The owner can grant access to the courier who will pick up the car and deliver it without ever handing over a physical key.
The oil — delivered by a body camera-wearing courier and paid for in cash only — was more concentrated than expected.
Aksos has even started a sort of Afghan version of Amazon, selling books through its Facebook page and then delivering them the same day by couriers for the equivalent of about 50 cents a book in Kabul.
At one recent benefit concert, Saludos raised over $3,000, which will be used to buy medicine and pay a private courier to ship the supplies to Venezuela.
But many courier services are fearful of being targeted by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, and nothing has been done.
The drugs were sent through the local postal system, then via U.S. Mail rather than couriers, which were more likely to be intercepted by U.S. Customs agents.
The case, which involved $1 million worth of rhino horns, also implicated a Thai official, a Chinese smuggler and a Vietnamese courier, the Associated Press reported.
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Origin and Etymology of courier
First Known Use: 1579See Words from the same year
COURIER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of courier for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to carry messages, packages, etc., from one person or place to another
: a business that is used to send messages, packages, etc.
: a person who is employed by a travel company and whose job is to help people who are on holiday
COURIER Defined for Kids
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