Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[fawr-wer-der] /ˈfɔr wər dər/
a person who forwards.
Origin of forwarder
First recorded in 1540-50; forward + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for forwarder
Historical Examples
  • The form and shape of the book depend wholly, indeed, on the forwarder.

    A Book for All Readers Ainsworth Rand Spofford
  • If we were all to do our duty rigidly to the letter, we should get no forwarder.

    On the Heels of De Wet

    The Intelligence Officer
  • The forwarder, who performs all the other operations leading up to the finishing.

  • Nor will this sketch of settlements bring us forwarder than I would have it.

    Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) Samuel Richardson
  • But as it ever should have been the forwarder, so was it ever, from day to day, slower and worse.

    Early Britain Grant Allen
  • Nobody really knows him, nobody gets any forwarder with him.

    Elizabeth's Campaign

    Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  • All processes after the book leaves the hand of the forwarder are known as finishing processes.

    Library Bookbinding Arthur Low Bailey
  • I hope Spring is forwarder, where you reside, than with us, and that the difference of climate begins to be felt.

    Lord Chatham Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
  • An iron instrument used by the forwarder for rubbing backs after they are paste-washed.

  • He moved his chair forwarder and forwarder, till I saw him leaning over the table between two of the gentlemen to listen.

British Dictionary definitions for forwarder


a person or thing that forwards
a person engaged in the bookbinding process of forwarding
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for forwarder

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for forwarder

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for forwarder