Definitions for mail carrier
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mail carrier
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person employed to deliver mail.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of mail carrier:
mailman, postman, mail carrier, letter carrier, carrier(noun)
a man who delivers the mail
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb whose job is to deliver mail
Mailperson, somebody who delivers mail.
A mail carrier, mailman, postal carrier, postman, postwoman, postman/postwoman, letter carrier or postie is an employee of the post office or postal service, who delivers mail and parcel post to residences and businesses. The term “mail carrier” came to be used as a gender-neutral substitute for “mailman” soon after women began performing the job. In the Royal Mail, the official name changed from "letter carrier" to "postman" in 1883, and "postwoman" has also been used for many years.
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