- 1 traveling very fast; operating very quickly an express bus/train express delivery services
- 2 (of a letter, package, etc.) sent by a special, very quick system of delivery
- 3 (of a company that delivers packages) providing a special, very quick delivery service an air express company
- 4(formal) (of a wish or an aim) clearly and openly stated synonym definite It was his express wish that you should have his gold watch after he died. I came here with the express purpose of speaking with the manager.
NAmE//ɪkˈsprɛs//[only before noun]