chain letter

noun

Definition of chain letter

:a letter sent to several persons with a request that each send copies of the letter to an equal number of persons

First Known Use of chain letter

1905


CHAIN LETTER Defined for English Language Learners

chain letter

noun

Definition of chain letter for English Language Learners

  • : a letter that is sent to a certain number of people and that asks each of those people to send a copy of the letter to the same number of people


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