of or relating to the post office or mail service: postal delivery; postal employees.
Informal. postal card.
Idioms about postal
go postal, Slang. to lose control or go crazy, especially in a violent way.
- post·al·ly, adverb
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How to use postal in a sentence
Her father worked as a teacher, a traveling coffee salesman when the Depression struck and later as a postal employee.Joanne Rogers, memory-keeper of ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,’ dies at 92 | Emily Langer | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
In addition, because some postal districts straddle state lines, the numbers in each state represent the upward boundary of if every ballot from districts that overlap were included in either state.USPS processed 150,000 ballots after Election Day, jeopardizing thousands of votes | Jacob Bogage, Christopher Ingraham | November 5, 2020 | Washington Post
Miller said many postal workers have been working more than 60-hour weeks to process and deliver the extra load of political mail and ballots.For the Postal Service, a Frantic Election Day Turns to Finger-Pointing the Day After | by Maryam Jameel and Ryan McCarthy | November 5, 2020 | ProPublica
He has scheduled daily hearings — some of which have included sworn testimony from postal executives — on the agency’s performance.USPS ballot problems unlikely to change outcomes in competitive states | Jacob Bogage, Christopher Ingraham | November 4, 2020 | Washington Post
Advocates and postal experts say the agency, under normal circumstances, should have an on-time score of 97 percent for ballots.Swing state voters face major mail delays in returning ballots on time, USPS data shows | Jacob Bogage, Christopher Ingraham | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Goff says he registered a postal forwarding service there.
On October 5, 2013, Wilson pointed a pistol at a postal clerk.
When it comes to setting up a reward, the U.S. postal Inspection Service considers “$50,000 commonplace.”
Until the early 2000s, most deposits were made by mail using postal money orders, a process that was nearly cost-free.Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up | Center for Public Integrity | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The U.S. postal Service charges $15.45 to mail a large box to a military base in Afghanistan.Exclusive: ‘Pro-Troop’ Charity Pays Off Tea Party Cronies Instead | Kim Barker | August 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jack had sent Howard a postal on the road to Florida, and a few lines from Enterprise on the day of their arrival.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
I am a patriot, so, without her knowledge, I slipped a postal order for ten shillings into the envelope.
In token of which, send me postal of indifferent contents, casually mentioning the arrival of news from my brother in Moscow.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
The attestation of this payment of the tax-payer is signed by the postal employé and bears the stamp of his post office.
This cheque is sent to the postal Office at Vienna before the bill falls due.
British Dictionary definitions for postal
of or relating to a Post Office or to the mail-delivery service
- postally, adverb
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