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postal

[ pohs-tl ]
/ ˈpoʊs tl /
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adjective
of or relating to the post office or mail service: postal delivery; postal employees.
noun
Informal. postal card.
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Idioms about postal

    go postal, Slang. to lose control or go crazy, especially in a violent way.

Origin of postal

First recorded in 1835–45; post3 + -al1; 1990–95 for def. 3, in reference to incidents of violence among postal workers in the early 1990s

OTHER WORDS FROM postal

post·al·ly, adverb
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How to use postal in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for postal

postal
/ (ˈpəʊstəl) /

adjective
of or relating to a Post Office or to the mail-delivery service

Derived forms of postal

postally, adverb
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