prestamp

verb

pre·​stamp ˌprē-ˈstamp How to pronounce prestamp (audio)
variants or pre-stamp
prestamped or pre-stamped; prestamping or pre-stamping

transitive verb

: to attach a stamp to (something) in advance
prestamp an envelope
The postcards have been prestamped.
prestamped adjective
or pre-stamped
bought prestamped envelopes

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prestamp was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Prestamp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prestamp. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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