courier
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkʊɹ.ɪə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkʊɹ.i.ɚ/, /ˈkɜɹ.i.ɚ/
Noun

courier (plural couriers)

  1. a person who looks after and guides tourists
    • 1914, G. K. Chesterton, "The Paradise of Thieves", in The Wisdom of Father Brown, p. 29:
      "A courier!" cried Muscari, laughing. "Is that the last of your list of trades? And whom are you conducting?"
    Synonyms: guide, rep, tourist guide
  2. a person who delivers messages
    Synonyms: messenger
  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
    • 1999, "Adrian Dunn", Re: Using a scanned picture in your demo (on newsgroup comp.sys.ibm.pc.demos)
      You can always find musicians. There are more trackers than coders, pixelers, organizers, couriers, and designers combined.
    • 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.
Translations Translations Translations Translations Verb

courier (couriers, present participle couriering; past and past participle couriered)

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

Courier
Proper noun
  1. A monospace font that resembles the characters produced by a typewriter.



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