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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

junk′ mail`(n.)

  1. unsolicited commercial material, as advertisements and requests for donations, mailed in bulk.

Origin of junk mail:

1950–55, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. junk mail(noun)

    third-class mail consisting of advertising and often addressed to `resident' or `occupant'

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. junk mail(noun)ʒʌŋk

    unwanted mail, usually containing advertisements

    too much junk mail


  1. junk mail(Noun)

    any mail or letters that are not welcome or solicited and typically sent in bulk; especially mail of a commercial nature such as advertising circulars and form letters

  2. Origin: From junk + mail


  1. Junk Mail

    Junk Mail is a Norwegian film made in 1997. The film won many awards including Best Actress for Eli Anne Linnestad, Best Actor for Robert Skjærstad and Best Film for Pål Sletaune at the Amanda Awards in Norway and the Mercedes-Benz award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film makes evocative use of its spectacular setting, the Norwegian capital of Oslo. It avoids the most famous locations and instead uses the lesser-known streets, harbour and railway sidings; it was mainly filmed on location.

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