junk e-mail

noun

Definition of junk e-mail

: spam in e-mail form On behalf of ourselves and our frustrated readers, what are your feelings on the proliferation of junk e-mail?— Karen Hayman

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Host shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. The Cut, "Enter to Win $500 Worth of Jewelry and Tickets to Broadway’s Hottest Play," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of junk e-mail

1986, in the meaning defined above

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