junk mail - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “junk mail”

See all translations

junk mail

noun [U]  us   /ˈdʒʌŋk ˌmeɪl/
mail that advertises products and services and is sent to people although they have not asked to receive it: There’s a letter for you and the rest is junk mail.
Translations of “junk mail”
in Chinese (Traditional) 垃圾郵件…
in Russian реклама, рассылаемая по почте…
in Turkish reklam/tanıtım mektupları, değersiz posta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 垃圾邮件…
in Polish przesyłki reklamowe…
(Definition of junk mail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of junk mail?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “junk mail” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More