rejection slip

noun

Definition of rejection slip

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

First Known Use of rejection slip

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Rejection slip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejection%20slip. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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