mail carrier

noun

Definition of mail carrier

Examples of mail carrier in a Sentence

  1. we always give our faithful mail carrier a special card for Christmas

First Known Use of mail carrier

1788

mail carrier Synonyms

Synonyms
letter carrier, postman, mailman, postie [British]
Related Words
courier, messenger; postmaster, postmistress

MAIL CARRIER Defined for English Language Learners

mail carrier

noun

Definition of mail carrier for English Language Learners

  • : a person who delivers mail


MAIL CARRIER Defined for Kids

mail carrier

noun

Definition of mail carrier for Students



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