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junk mail

unsolicited commercial mail or email.
Origin of junk mail
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for junk-mail

junk mail

untargeted mail advertising goods or services
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Slang definitions & phrases for junk-mail

junk mail

noun phrase

Mail, usually third class, consisting of advertising circulars, appeals for money, etc, and sometimes addressed to ''resident'' (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with junk-mail

junk mail

Third-class mail, such as unsolicited advertisements and flyers, that is sent indiscriminately. For example, While we were on vacation the front hall filled up with junk mail. [ c. 1950 ]
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