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 Dictionary entry overview: What does courier mean? 

COURIER (noun)
  The noun COURIER has 1 sense:

1. a person who carries a message

  Familiarity information: COURIER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

COURIER (noun)

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A person who carries a message

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


courier; messenger

Hypernyms ("courier" is a kind of...):

traveler; traveller (a person who changes location)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "courier"):

conveyer; conveyor (a person who conveys (carries or transmits))

dispatch rider (a messenger who carries military dispatches (usually on a motorcycle))

herald; trumpeter ((formal) a person who announces important news)

bearer (a messenger who bears or presents)

errand boy; messenger boy (a boy who earns money by running errands)

process-server (someone who personally delivers a process (a writ compelling attendance in court) or court papers to the defendant)

runner (a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents)

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