mail order

noun

Definition of mail order

:an order for goods that is received and filled by mail

mail-order

play \-ˌȯr-dər\ adjective

Examples of mail order in a Sentence

  1. You can purchase the books by mail order.

  2. The store sent out all its mail orders in time for the holiday.

First Known Use of mail order

1867



MAIL ORDER Defined for English Language Learners

mail order

noun

Definition of mail order for English Language Learners

  • : a method of buying products that are received by mail

  • : a product that is sent by mail to the person who bought it


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