AskDefine | Define carter

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1 Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939) [syn: Howard Carter]
2 39th President of the United States (1924-) [syn: Jimmy Carter, James Earl Carter, James Earl Carter Jr., President Carter]
3 a hauler of garbage; "there is a web site where licensed carters and would-be customers can make connections" [syn: garbage carter, garbage hauler]
4 someone whose work is driving carts

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  1. a person who transported goods on a horse-drawn cart


person who transported goods on a horse-drawn cart

Extensive Definition

Carter is a common English name and can be a given name or surname. The name is derived from the occupation carter, a person who carries things in a cart. It is also used to refer to someone who is lucky at cards and lucky in love.
Carter may refer to:


Last name Carter

First name Carter

Middle name Carter

Fictional people

Musical groups/Artists

Towns in the USA

Business and industry


carter in Afrikaans: Carter
carter in Bulgarian: Картър
carter in Czech: Carter
carter in German: Carter
carter in Spanish: Carter
carter in French: Carter
carter in Italian: Carter
carter in Latvian: Kārters
carter in Dutch: Carter
carter in Japanese: カーター
carter in Norwegian: Carter
carter in Polish: Carter
carter in Russian: Картер
carter in Finnish: Carter
carter in Swedish: Carter
carter in Volapük: Carter

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, Jehu, bearer, bheesty, bullwhacker, busboy, cabby, cabdriver, cabman, caddie, cameleer, cargo handler, carrier, carrier pigeon, cartman, charioteer, coachman, coachy, cocher, cochero, common carrier, conveyer, coolie, cupbearer, drayman, driver, elephant driver, express, expressman, freighter, gharry-wallah, gun bearer, hack, hackman, hacky, harness racer, hauler, homing pigeon, letter carrier, litter-bearer, mahout, mule skinner, muleteer, porter, redcap, reinsman, shield-bearer, skinner, skycap, stage coachman, stevedore, stretcher-bearer, teamster, the Water Bearer, transporter, truck driver, trucker, truckman, vetturino, voiturier, wagoner, wagonman, water boy, water carrier, whip
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