Meaning of courier

cour•i•er

Pronunciation: (kûr'ē-ur, koor'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a messenger, usually traveling in haste, bearing urgent news, important reports or packages, diplomatic messages, etc.
  2. any means of carrying news, messages, etc., regularly.
  3. the conveyance used by a courier, as an airplane or ship.
  4. a tour guide for a travel agency.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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