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letter carrier

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  1. mail carrier.
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Origin of letter carrier

First recorded in 1545–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

mailman, postman, courier

Examples from the Web for letter carrier

Historical Examples

  • Just then, the letter-carrier of the village came in and handed him two letters.

    The Last Penny and Other Stories

    T. S. Arthur

  • "He's got to come and sign it himself," said the letter-carrier, shaking his head.

    The Music Master

    Charles Klein

  • With this purpose in his mind he sent a letter-carrier into Capua.

  • The man who brings it is not a letter-carrier, but a postman.

    The American Language

    Henry L. Mencken

  • Was not Edward Capern, who achieved some smooth verses, a letter-carrier?

    Romantic Spain

    John Augustus O'Shea