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postie in Mail topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpostiepost‧ie /ˈpəʊsti $ ˈpoʊ-/ noun [countable]  British English informalTCM a postman
Examples from the Corpus
postieA WOULD-BE postie has criticised the Royal Mail for a second class service following a mix-up over job interviews.They settled on this: from fat postie to stick-thin throwback.The local postie failed to deliver it and it was returned down under.This is a nationwide competition to find the postie who goes that extra mile to deliver mail.You needn't wait for the postie to arrive.And it could mean a red letter day for your postie!