form letter


noun

a standardized letter that can be sent to any number of persons, occasionally personalized by inserting the name of each recipient in the salutation.

Nearby words

  1. form class,
  2. form criticism,
  3. form drag,
  4. form factor,
  5. form genus,
  6. form stop,
  7. form word,
  8. form-fitting,
  9. formability,
  10. formable

Origin of form letter

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for form letter

form letter

noun

a single copy of a letter that has been mechanically reproduced in large numbers for circulation
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