- a customs officer or official.
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Examples from the Web for douanier
Nothing doing, and the douanier returns to his fishing off the jettys end.Rambles on the Riviera
"Nothing, no gendarme's helmet, no douanier's cap," whispered M. Ulrich.The Children of Alsace
With a little ingenuity and disingenuousness one might make a douanier of them.
From the latter, at any rate, the douanier needed no freeing.
That is what the great Primitives did, and what the douanier could not do always.