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mail bombnoun [C]

uk   us   (also email bomb) IT
an occasion when many ​emailmessages are ​sent to a ​singleaddress at the same ​time, for ​example as a way of ​complaining or showing anger about something, or in ​order to annoy someone: Mailbombs choked the ​mailserver and made it impossible for us to get our ​realmessages.
verb [T]
Spammers mail-bombed the ​tradecommission as a way to ​protest the ​investigation.
(Definition of mail bomb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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