Definition of "messenger" []

  • One that carries messages or performs errands, as: (noun)
  • A person employed to carry telegrams, letters, or parcels. (noun)
  • A military or official courier. (noun)
  • An envoy to another person, party, or government. (noun)
  • A bearer of news. (noun)
  • A person who takes messages from one person or group to another or others (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person who runs errands or is employed to run errands (noun)
  • A carrier of official dispatches; courier (noun)
  • A light line used to haul in a heavy rope (noun)
  • An endless belt of chain, rope, or cable, used on a powered winch to take off power (noun)
  • A herald (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "messenger" in a sentence
  • "“By αγγελος, angel [or messenger], we are to understand the _messenger_, or person sent by God to preside over the church; and to him the epistle is directed, not as pointing out his state, but the state of the church under his care."
  • "Also, the built-in messenger is nice, and I LOVE the fact that you can use it to SMS, and not just in the US, but here in India as well."
  • "Your habit of shooting the messenger is therefore happily confined to metaphor. on July 29, 2009 at 9: 00 am Finger Moose"