mailbag mailbag  /ˈmeɪl ˌbæɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) pouch used in the shipment of mail
  2. (n) letter carrier's shoulder bag

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That Old Feeling: Porn Again Richard Corliss dips into his e-mailbag for another deep dose of hard-core nostalgia.
  2. But the postman also brought a mailbag of protests.

News

  1. Twitter Mailbag: Fowlkes on Weidman, Jones-Silva, Edgar, reading recommendations

    It might have been a relatively slow news week in MMA, but with a UFC middleweight title fight looming and a rad video of the madness from Nick Diaz's WAR MMA, there's still plenty to talk about in this week's Twitter Mailbag.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  2. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Strap yourselves in for some Thursday mailbag action: Brian from Atlanta writes: Which takes priority in assigning bowls - the 5 teams in 6 years rule or the tiers of bowls? If the same 5-6 teams keep finishing at the top of the B10, that choice will have to be made. Does this mean B10 #7 might play in the Outback because the better teams have already been there? Brian Bennett: That's an ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. Mailbag: When will SEC dominance end?

    After a very long hiatus, our SEC mailbag is back this week to celebrate the first day of summer! We've missed you guys, but we can't do it without you, so don't forget to send in as many questions as you want each week. We get comments a lot, but questions get published. Remember that. On to the questions: Phillip in Little Rock, Ark., writes: Every year we hear how the gap between the SEC and ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. And at The Corner, Mark Steyn reports: "By the way, also from the mailbag, I've had a couple of ostensibly well-informed e-mails suggesting that John McCain will quit the race in the next few days. He's supposed to be in Iraq this week, and...
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Mark Steyn Source: National Journal (blog)

  2. Speaking of old columns, Mark in Buffalo pointed this out: "I'm sitting at work, desperately trying to kill some time until our work roller-hockey game starts, when I stumble across this question in a 2002 mailbag from a reader: 'When you're playing...
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: Mark McGwire Source: ESPN

  3. Before the recent opening at the National Theater of Howard Brenton's new play, "Paul," about St. Paul, Hytner said he received "a sizable mailbag of letters from people who know nothing about 'Paul,' but think it ought to be banned."
    on Dec 7, 2005 By: Nicholas Hytner Source: International Herald Tribune

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