1. someone whose employment involves carrying something
2. a messenger who bears or presents
- a bearer of good tidings
3. one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
Similar word(s): pallbearer
4. the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it
- the bond was marked `payable to bearer'
Similar word(s): holder
Sentences with bearer as a noun:
- I promise to pay the bearer on demand.
- a good bearer