dispatch rider

noun Brit. a messenger who delivers urgent business documents or military dispatches by motor cycle or (formerly) on horseback.

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  • dispatch rider — UK US (UK COMMERCE, TRANSPORT ► a person whose job is to deliver letters, packages, etc. using a motorcycle or bicycle …   Financial and business terms

  • dispatch rider — noun a messenger who carries military dispatches (usually on a motorcycle) • Hypernyms: ↑messenger, ↑courier * * * (also Brit despatch rider) noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] chiefly Brit : someone who delivers messages or packages especially by traveling… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispatch rider — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms dispatch rider : singular dispatch rider plural dispatch riders British someone whose job is to deliver documents or parcels by motorcycle …   English dictionary

  • dispatch rider — di spatch .rider n BrE someone whose job is to take messages or packages by ↑motorcycle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dispatch rider — person appointed to carry and deliver messages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dispatch rider — noun (C) someone whose job is to take messages or packages by motorcycle or bicycle …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dispatch rider — /dəsˈpætʃ raɪdə/ (say duhs pach ruyduh) noun an official messenger, especially military, who carries dispatches by motorcycle …   Australian English dictionary

  • dispatch rider — /dɪ spætʃ ˌraɪdə/ noun a motorcyclist who delivers messages or parcels in a town …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • rider — A form accompanying an insurance policy that alters the policy s terms or coverage. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * rider rid‧er [ˈraɪdə ǁ ər] noun [countable] LAW an extra part that is added to an official document, for example an insurance …   Financial and business terms

  • dispatch — v. & n. (also despatch) v.tr. 1 send off to a destination or for a purpose (dispatched him with the message). 2 perform (business, a task, etc.) promptly; finish off. 3 kill, execute (dispatched him with the revolver). 4 colloq. eat (food, a meal …   Useful english dictionary

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