mail carrier


Examples of mail carrier in a Sentence

we always give our faithful mail carrier a special card for Christmas
Recent Examples on the Web Other service providers Mail carrier U.S. Postal Service mail carriers are federal workers, and they aren’t legally allowed to accept nonmonetary gifts worth more than $20 or monetary gifts at all. Aly J. Yale,, 15 Nov. 2023 In March, Alicia’s fellow mail carriers threw a party at the Akron senior center with cake and presents. Eli Hager, ProPublica, 16 Oct. 2023 There was no automation back then, so Whitaker sometimes came to work around 5 or 6 a.m. to manually sort the mail. Carrying cash from grandparents, paychecks, love letters, mail carriers used to be greeted like celebrities when walking down the street. Brennon Dixson, Los Angeles Times, 6 Oct. 2023 In it, a grieving mail carrier finds a mysterious letter that resurrects her husband from the dead, and must race against time to make three sacrifices before he’s banished to the abyss for eternity. Selome Hailu, Variety, 12 Sep. 2023 How to donate: Put your items in a bag, and leave it next to your mailbox for your mail carrier to pick up Saturday morning. Emily Alvarenga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2023 Two months earlier, 66-year-old U.S. Postal Service mail carrier Eugene Gates collapsed on his Dallas route, during a June day when the National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning, and later died. Adiel Kaplan, NBC News, 1 Sep. 2023 Dogs are said to be man's best friend, but there's many a mail carrier who will tell you otherwise. USA TODAY, 11 May 2023 Last week, for example, the justices heard arguments in Groff v. DeJoy, which highlights a dispute pertaining to a part-time mail carrier who resigned after the Postal Service required him to work on the Sabbath. Lucien Bruggeman, ABC News, 27 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mail carrier was in 1788

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“Mail carrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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