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  1. Scot, Australian and NZ informal a postman
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Examples from the Web for postie

Historical Examples

  • Postie crossed to the fireplace and looked down at the fender.

    The House with the Green Shutters

    George Douglas Brown

  • Now that Gourlay was gone, however, Postie clattered through the yard every morning, right up to the back door.

  • Postie jerked his thumb across his shoulder at the House with the Green Shutters.

  • And so I sit smoking my pipe by the mess-room fire; Postie descends, beaming expectantly.

    An Ocean Tramp

    William McFee

  • I got your letter on my birthday; indeed, that was how I found it out about three in the afternoon, when postie comes.