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English definition of “mailing list”

mailing list

noun [C]
 
 
(US also mail list)
MARKETING a list of names and addresses to which a person or company can send information or advertising, either electronically or on paper: put sb on a mailing list I asked to be put on their mailing list.
(also discussion list) INTERNET a computer program that sends and receives electronic messages from anyone in a group to everyone else in the group: Complaints on the departmental mailing list shows that a lot of people are having the same frustrations as you are.
(Definition of mailing list from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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