messenger

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French messagier (French: messager), from message.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛ.sɪn.dʒəɹ]
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NounEdit

messenger (plural messengers)

  1. One who brings messages.
  2. (nautical) A light line with which a heavier line may be hauled e.g. from the deck of a ship to the pier.
  3. The supporting member of an aerial cable (electric power or telephone or data).

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VerbEdit

messenger (third-person singular simple present messengers, present participle messengering, simple past and past participle messengered)

  1. (transitive) To send something by messenger.
    I'll messenger over the signed documents.
Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 21:38