nounBritish • informal
- A postman or postwoman.More example sentences
- But he said that 99.9 per cent of the time, posties with letters still undelivered at the end of their shift would still deliver them.
- We have told how posties found undelivered mail piling up in sorting offices and how city events that depended on post getting through have been scuppered.
- I'll admit that I did see him on television the other night, acting as a postie and trying to deliver a letter to some daft Tory candidate who had forged a picture on his election address.
late 19th century: abbreviation.