Definition of rejection slip in English:

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rejection slip

Pronunciation: /rəˈjekSHən/ /rēˈjekSHən slip/


A formal notice sent by an editor or publisher to an author with a rejected manuscript or typescript.
Example sentences
  • At some stage, and possibly at many different stages, decisions have to be made on whether to continue to consider a book for publication, or to send it back to its author with a rejection slip.
  • She tore up the rejection slip, and she put it in her dog's bowl.
  • It sounds corny, but I would rather receive a rejection slip than write one.
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