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English definition of “return address”

return address

noun [C]
COMMUNICATIONS the address to use when replying to a letter, etc., or that the post service should use when sending back a letter that cannot be delivered (= taken to the right address): Please write a return address on the back of the envelope. We couldn't reply because there was no return address.
(Definition of return address noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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