direct mail

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of direct mail

: printed matter (such as circulars) prepared for soliciting business or contributions and mailed directly to individuals

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First Known Use of direct mail

circa 1923

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Definition of direct mail for English Language Learners

  • : papers containing advertisements that are mailed directly to people's homes


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