cover letter

[ kuhv-er let-er ]

noun
  1. a letter that accompanies another letter, a package, or the like, to explain, commend, etc.

Origin of cover letter

1
First recorded in 1905–10
  • Also called cov·er·ing let·ter [kuhv-er-ing let-er] /ˈkʌv ər ɪŋ ˈlɛt ər/ .

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