Definitions for mail carrier

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  1. mailman, postman, mail carrier, letter carrier, carrier(noun)

    a man who delivers the mail

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  1. mail carrier(n.)

    A person who delivers the mail; -- also called a letter carrier. A male mail carrier is also called a mailman.

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  1. mail carrier(Noun)

    Mailperson, somebody who delivers mail.

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  1. Mail carrier

    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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