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letter carrier (plural letter carriers)

  1. An employee of the post office who delivers mail (post) to, and collects it from, a residence or business, or from public mailboxes.

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The phrase "letter carrier" came to be used as a gender-neutral substitute for "mailman" soon after women began performing the job.

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