mailbox mailbox  /ˈmeɪl ˌbɑks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a private box for delivery of mail
  2. (n) public box for deposit of mail

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. My landlady said a heavily sweating man stuffed them in the mailbox and lurched off like a wounded kiwi, so I assume you delivered them yourself.
  2. Luke Helder is responsible for a five-state string of mailbox pipe bombs.
  3. Rejection slips again crowded Ross's mailbox.

News

  1. Residents Assured Note To Install Curbside Mailbox Only A Suggestion

    A note from a postal carrier has new residents in an older Omaha neighborhood scratching their heads. The request to put up curbside mailboxes seemed more like an order.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha

  2. Retrofit replacement mailbox door easily snaps in place

    A few weeks ago, I told you about some of the new products I had seen at the International Hardware Show. And one of them was a replacement mailbox door.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Woodlands Villager

  3. Police identify suspicious device found in mailbox at Portsmouth home

    Police say what was described as a “suspicious device” found inside a mailbox at a home, turned out to be...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

Quotes

  1. "I don't have any anticipation," Riley said Thursday night before an NBA finals rematch against Dallas. "I wrote him a letter today - FedExed it, because his mailbox was loaded on his phone."
    on Feb 22, 2007 By: Pat Riley Source: Forbes

  2. "Anybody who has a mailbox that somebody can rifle through, anybody who has an email account that can be contacted, anybody who has a telephone that can be listened in on , anybody who has a credit card they use in public, in short, anybody in...
    on Nov 16, 2005 By: Troy King Source: WSFA

  3. "The very idea of immunization is laughable," Wheeler said. "It's like taping your ankles to go to the mailbox. This is not some third- or fourth-world country. Never in the 50-plus years of NASCAR has there been an outbreak of any kind at an...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Humpy Wheeler Source: USA Today

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