• Courier


    • US IPA: /ˈkʊr.i.ər/
    • UK IPA: /ˈkʊr.i.ɚ/
    • Rhymes: -ʊriə(r)


    From Anglo-Norman courrier, from Old French coreor, agent noun of corir.

    Full definition of courier



    (plural couriers)
    1. A person who looks after and guides tourists.
    2. A person who delivers messages.
    3. A company that delivers messages.
    4. A company that transports goods.
    5. (internet) A user who earns access to a topsite by uploading warez.
      • 2005, Paul Craig, Ron Honick, Mark Burnett, Software Piracy Exposed (page 2)These sites have enormous hard drives and bandwidth for couriers to distribute the software from one site to the next.


    • (person who looks after and guides tourists) guide, rep, tourist guide
    • (person who delivers messages) messenger
    • (company that delivers messages)
    • (company that transports goods)
    • (user who uploads to a topsite)


    1. To deliver by courier.We'll have the contract couriered to you.
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