Meaning of BEARER in English




The ~ of something such as a message is the person who brings it to you.

I hate to be the ~ of bad news.

N-COUNT: usu N of n


A ~ of a particular thing is a person who carries it, especially in a ceremony. (FORMAL)

...Britain’s flag ~ at the Olympic Games opening ceremony...

N-COUNT: usu n N


The ~ of something such as a document, a right, or an official position is the person who possesses it or holds it. (FORMAL)

...the traditional bourgeois notion of the citizen as a ~ of rights...

Spanish identity documents state the ~’s profession.

= holder

N-COUNT: oft N of n, n N


see also pall~ , standard ~

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