postbag
noun Date: 1813 1. British mailbag 2. British a single batch of mail ; letters

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  • postbag — post‧bag [ˈpəʊstbæg ǁ ˈpoʊst ] noun [singular] all the letters received by a public person, television programme etc: • The series did not please everyone, and the TV network s postbag was full of complaints. * * * postbag UK US /ˈpəʊstbæɡ/ noun… …   Financial and business terms

  • postbag — [[t]po͟ʊstbæg[/t]] postbags also post bag N COUNT: usu sing The letters that are received by an important person, a newspaper, or a television or radio company can be referred to as the postbag. [mainly BRIT, JOURNALISM] Here s another selection… …   English dictionary

  • postbag — UK [ˈpəʊstˌbæɡ] / US [ˈpoʊstˌbæɡ] noun Word forms postbag : singular postbag plural postbags British 1) [countable] a bag used for carrying post 2) [singular] informal all of the post that a television station, newspaper, or important person… …   English dictionary

  • postbag — post|bag [ˈpəustbæg US ˈpoust ] n BrE 1.) [singular] all the letters received by an important person, television programme etc on a particular occasion ▪ We ve had an enormous postbag on the recent programme changes. 2.) a bag for carrying… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • postbag — noun BrE 1 (singular) informal all the letters received by an important person, television programme etc on a particular occasion: We ve had an enormous postbag on the recent programme changes. 2 (C) a bag for carrying letters, used by the person …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • postbag — noun A bag used for carrying post (mail) …   Wiktionary

  • postbag — post|bag [ poust,bæg ] noun count BRITISH a MAILBAG …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • postbag — n. mail sack, large bag that carries postal packages and letters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • postbag — noun Brit. a mailbag …   English new terms dictionary

  • postbag — n. Brit. = MAILBAG …   Useful english dictionary

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