FedEx etymology

English word FedEx comes from English express, English federal

Detailed word origin of FedEx

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
express English (eng) (comparable) Specific or precise; directly and distinctly stated; not merely implied.. (not comparable) Moving or operating quickly, as a train not making local stops.. (retail) Providing a more limited but presumably faster service than a full or complete dealer of the same kind or type.. Truly depicted; exactly resembling. (biochemistry) To transcribe deoxyribonucleic acid into messenger [...]
federal English (eng) Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations.. Pertaining to the national government level, as opposed to state, provincial, county, city, or town. (US) A law-enforcement official of the FBI; short for federal agent.
FedEx English (eng) (transitive) To send a package or letter by Federal Express, or a competitor. (business) Federal Express, a package express company.

Words with the same origin as FedEx

Descendants of express
Nitro Express exprest reëxpressed
Descendants of federal
FPT Fedzilla fed feddle