Simple Definition of mailbox
: a public box in which letters and packages are placed to be collected and sent out
: a private box on or near a house in which mail is placed when it is delivered
computers : a computer folder that holds e-mail
Full Definition of mailbox
1 : a box at or near a dwelling for the occupant's mail
2 : a public box for deposit of outgoing mail
3 : a computer file in which e-mail is collected
Examples of mailbox in a sentence
On the way to work, I dropped my letters in the corner mailbox.
She checked her mailbox daily, hoping for a letter from her son.
First Known Use of mailbox
MAILBOX Defined for Kids
Definition of mailbox for Students
1 : a public box in which to place outgoing letters
2 : a private box (as on a house) for the delivery of incoming letters
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