Thesaurus

messenger

noun

Synonyms of messenger

one that carries a message or does an errand
  • the messenger comes by twice a day to pick up packages

Synonyms for messenger

Words Related to messenger

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about messenger

Time Traveler for messenger

Time Traveler

The first known use of messenger was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Messenger.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/messenger. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on messenger

Dictionary: Definition of messenger

Medical Dictionary: Definition of messenger

Spanish Central: Translation of messenger

Nglish: Translation of messenger for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of messenger for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about messenger

Comments on messenger

What made you want to look up messenger? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!