or ex·pe·di·tor

[ ek-spi-dahy-ter ]

  1. a person or thing that expedites something, especially one employed to move shipments on schedule, as for a railroad.

Origin of expediter

First recorded in 1890–95; expedite + -er1

Words Nearby expediter

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How to use expediter in a sentence

  • The newly created State expediter held up a hand dispiritedly.

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  • And your precious Josip Pekic, your expediter, has removed him from his position as supreme presider of agriculture in Bosnatia.

    Expediter | Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • His right-hand man had not failed to note that he was now being given full credit for the expediter idea.

    Expediter | Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • The expediter found them though they be as far away as England, and flew them by chartered plane to California.

    Expediter | Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • To get the wheels turning, I have appointed an emergency housing expediter.

British Dictionary definitions for expediter



/ (ˈɛkspɪˌdaɪtə) /

  1. a person who expedites something, esp a person employed in an industry to ensure that work on each job progresses efficiently

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