Definition of poste restante in English:

poste restante

Syllabification: poste res·tante
Pronunciation: /ˌpōst ˌresˈtänt


A service offered by a post office whereby mail is kept for an agreed period until collected by the addressee.


mid 18th century: from French, literally 'mail remaining'.

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