Definitions for: Courier

[n] a person who carries a message

Webster (1913) Definition: Cou"ri*er (k??"r?-?r), n. [F. courrier, fr. courre,
courir, to run, L. currere. See Course, Current.]
1. A messenger sent with haste to convey letters or
dispatches, usually on public business.

The wary Bassa . . . by speedy couriers, advertised
Solyman of the enemy's purpose. --Knolles.

2. An attendant on travelers, whose business it is to make
arrangements for their convenience at hotels and on the

Synonyms: messenger

See Also: bearer, conveyer, conveyor, dispatch rider, errand boy, herald, messenger boy, process-server, runner, traveler, traveller, trumpeter

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