1. a mail system used by U.S. armed forces during World War II.

Origin of V‐mail

V: victory

video mail

  1. a system for sending a prerecorded video as an email attachment or as an email with a link to the video.
  2. an email containing such a link or attachment.
Also called v-mail.
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British Dictionary definitions for v-mail


  1. a video message sent by e-mail
  2. a computerized communication system designed to send virtual reality messages
  3. electronic mail designed to spread a computer virus
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