airmail

noun air·mail \ ˈer-ˌmāl \
Updated on: 18 Mar 2018

Definition of airmail

: the system of transporting mail by aircraft; also : the mail thus transported

airmail

transitive verb

Examples of airmail in a Sentence

  1. The package was sent by airmail.

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First Known Use of airmail

1911

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AIRMAIL Defined for English Language Learners

airmail

Definition of airmail for English Language Learners

  • : the system used for sending mail by aircraft; also : mail sent by using this system


AIRMAIL Defined for Kids

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airmail

noun air·mail \ ˈer-ˈmāl \

Definition of airmail for Students

1 : the system of carrying mail by airplanes
2 : mail carried by airplanes

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airmail

verb

Definition of airmail for Students

airmailed; airmailing
: to send by airmail


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