lost in the mail

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of lost in the mail

of a letter or package
: sent by mail but never delivered to the person addressed to

Word by Word Definitions

lost play
  1. : not made use of, won, or claimed

  2. : no longer possessed

  3. : no longer known

mail play
  1. : payment, rent

  1. : bag, wallet

  2. : material (such as letters and packages) sent or carried in a postal system

  3. : a conveyance that transports mail

  1. : to send by mail : post

  1. : armor made of metal links or sometimes plates

  2. : a hard enclosing covering of an animal (such as a tortoise)


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