Meaning of BEARER in English


[noun] [C]Why are you always the bearer of (= the person who brings) bad news?He was a (coffin/pall) bearer (= one of the people who carried it) at his father's funeral.(specialized) The bearer of an official document or bank note, is the person who owns it. The phrase 'I promise to pay the bearer on demand' appears on British bank notes and means that the note is worth the amount written on it.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.