rejection slip

noun

: a printed slip enclosed with a rejected manuscript returned by an editor to an author

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rejection slip was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Rejection slip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejection%20slip. Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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