Messenger vs Chaprassi - What's the difference?

messenger | chaprassi |

As nouns the difference between messenger and chaprassi

is that messenger is one who brings messages while chaprassi is (india) a government messenger in the (british raj).

As a verb messenger

is to send something by messenger.



(en noun)
  • One who brings messages.
  • (nautical) A light line with which a heavier line may be hauled e.g. from the deck of a ship to the pier.
  • The supporting member of an aerial cable (electric power or telephone or data).
  • (legal) A person appointed to perform certain ministerial duties under bankrupt and insolvent laws, such as to take charge of the estate of the bankrupt or insolvent.
  • (Bouvier)

    Derived terms

    * instant messenger


    (en verb)
  • To send something by messenger.
  • I'll messenger over the signed documents.




  • (India) A government messenger in the (British Raj).