FedEx

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of federal and express

Proper noun[edit]

FedEx

  1. (business) Federal Express, package express company.

Verb[edit]

FedEx (third-person singular simple present FedExes, present participle FedExing, simple past and past participle FedExed)

  1. to send a package or letter by Federal Express, or a competitor.
  2. to overnight a package.
    • 2011 Has he considered disconnecting his modem and Fedexing it to himself overnight, as some digital addicts say they have done? — Jim Holt, in London Review of Books, 10 March 2011, page 11

Usage notes[edit]

  • "FedEx" is a trademark of FedEx.[1]

Derived terms[edit]