mailing list


noun

a list of addresses to which mail, especially advertisements, can be sent.
Computers.
  1. a list of email addresses to which messages, usually on a specific topic, are sent.
  2. an online discussion group whose messages are distributed to subscribers through email: the early American history mailing list.Compare list server.

Origin of mailing list

1905–10
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Examples from the Web for mailing list

  • On account of the great value which we attached to the mailing-list, I would not trust anybody but myself with the job.

British Dictionary definitions for mailing list

mailing list

noun

a register of names and addresses to which advertising matter, etc, is sent by post or electronic mail

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