Definition of postal
1 : of or relating to the mails or the post office
2 : conducted by mail postal chess
3 : insanely or murderously violent —usually used in the phrase go postal
Examples of postal in a Sentence
Postal rates are going up.
The city worked to quickly restore postal service.
Recent Examples of postal from the Web
The election is just four days away, and many people have already voted by postal ballot.
In 1936, Victor H. Green, a postal worker who lived in Harlem with his wife, Alma, encountered discrimination during a car trip.
She was indicted May 18 on three counts of theft of mail matter by a U.S. postal employee, the attorney's office said.
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Send your questions to Miss Manners at her website, MissManners.com; or through postal mail to Miss Manners, Universal Uclick, 1130 Walnut St., Kansas City, MO 64106.
Before the postal service, Americans thought of themselves as identifying with their state more than their country as a whole.
Similar fates eventually befell other large tube systems, even as recently as 1984 when Paris stopped using its special-delivery postal pneumatic tube system, a casualty of the fax machine and electronic mail.
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First Known Use of postal
POSTAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of postal for English Language Learners
: relating to or involved in the sending, handling, and delivery of mail
POSTAL Defined for Kids
Definition of postal for Students
: relating to the post office or the sending and delivery of mail postal rates
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