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junk mail

Syllabification: junk mail

Definition of junk mail in English:

noun

informal
Unsolicited advertising or promotional material received through the mail or by email.
Example sentences
  • Why is it legal to send junk mail via the post office, but if you send it by email it's suddenly illegal?
  • In that world, senders have to pay to send mail: Paper junk mail has to have postage.
  • Following an experiment to see just how much junk mail he received in a year, he produced a 70 lb mail mountain.

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