mailbox

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

mail·box

noun \-ˌbäks\

: 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

  1. On the way to work, I dropped my letters in the corner mailbox.
  2. She checked her mailbox daily, hoping for a letter from her son.

First Known Use of MAILBOX

1868

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