from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for an express shipping service. This trademark often occurs in print in lowercase as a noun or verb: "For years, people in offices across the United States have talked about 'fedexing packages' and receiving or sending 'fedexes.'” ( Laurel Shaper Walters).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Federal Express, package express company.
  • v. to send a package or letter by Federal Express, or a competitor.
  • v. to overnight a package.


Blend of federal and express (Wiktionary)



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