snail mail

noun

Definition of snail mail

  1. 1 :  mail delivered by a postal system

  2. 2 :  mail 3

Examples of snail mail in a Sentence

  1. She still uses snail mail for paying bills.

  2. I can be contacted by e-mail and snail mail.

1982

First Known Use of snail mail

1982


SNAIL MAIL Defined for English Language Learners

snail mail

noun

Definition of snail mail for English Language Learners

  • : ordinary mail that is delivered by a postal system : mail that is not e-mail



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