e-mail bomb

mail bomb

noun
2.
Also called e-mail bomb. a very large number of e-mails sent to a single e-mail address or computer network, usually causing a server or system crash.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
3.
Also, mail-bomb. to send a mail bomb to (an e-mail address or computer network).

Origin:
1970–75

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