Definition of 'bearer'
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Wants to be standard bearer of right. The Sun (2015)Who wants to be the bearer of bad news? The Sun (2015)No doubt he was a bearer of bad news. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)The next item on the agenda was the announcement of new office bearers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The card confirms the bearer's right to free healthcare. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He's a flag bearer for us now. The Sun (2015)British Olympic chiefs will meet today to decide the flag bearer for the closing ceremony. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps he simply didn't want to be the bearer of bad news. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Over nine years he has been the bearer of good news for 2,000 people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's always nice to be the bearer of good news. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Of course you're scared of making things worse or getting blamed for being the bearer of bad news. The Sun (2014)Hours earlier, the congress had conferred on him the sole right to appoint all the senior office bearers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of these negative aspects have been forgotten in contemporary preaching because we don't want to be the bearers of bad news. Christianity Today (2000)It's a privilege in some ways: we get to be bearers of good news from the future. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'bearer'
British English: bearer NOUN
The bearer of something such as a message is the person who brings it to you.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news.
Definition of bearer from the Collins English Dictionary
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