Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search
What happened was I saw this ad for a yogurt plant for sale. It was in my junk mail pile, and I threw it into the garbage can. And then about half an hour later, with the dirt on it, I picked it up from the garbage can, and I called out of curiosity.
Hamdi Ulukaya

Meaning of "junk mail" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF JUNK MAIL

junk mail play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JUNK MAIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Junk mail is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES JUNK MAIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Junk mail

Junk mail may refer to: ▪ Advertising mail, the delivery of advertising material to recipients of postal mail ▪ E-mail spam, the sending of unsolicited bulk messages by email ▪ Junk Mail Publishing, a South African classified advertising publisher ▪ Junk Mail, a 1997 Norwegian film ▪ "The Junk Mail", an episode from the TV series Seinfeld...

Definition of junk mail in the English dictionary

The definition of junk mail in the dictionary is untargeted mail advertising goods or services.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JUNK MAIL

junk
junk art
junk bond
junk dealer
junk DNA
junk food
junk heap
junk market
junk room
junk shop
junk shot
junkanoo
Junker
Junkerdom
Junkerism
Junkers
junket
junketeer
junketer
junketing

WORDS THAT END LIKE JUNK MAIL

airmail
blackmail
certified mail
chain mail
coat of mail
direct mail
e-mail
electronic mail
express mail
fan mail
hate mail
mail
metered mail
nixie mail
remail
snail mail
snail-mail
surface mail
voice mail
webmail

Synonyms and antonyms of junk mail in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «junk mail» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF JUNK MAIL

Find out the translation of junk mail to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of junk mail from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «junk mail» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

垃圾邮件
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

correo basura
570 millions of speakers

English

junk mail
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जंक मेल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بَرِيدٌ غَيْرُ مَرْغُوبٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

почтовый мусор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

correspondência indesejada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আজাইরা মেইল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

courrier indésirable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

mel sampah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Postwurfsendung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジャンクメール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스팸메일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Junk mail
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thư rác
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குப்பை அஞ்சல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निरुपयोगी पत्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

istenmeyen posta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

posta pubblicitaria
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niepożądane przesyłki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

небажана пошта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

corespondență nedorită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανεπιθύμητη αλληλογραφία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Junk Mail
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skräppost
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

reklamepost
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of junk mail

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JUNK MAIL»

The term «junk mail» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.362 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Quite widely used
83
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «junk mail» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of junk mail
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «junk mail».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JUNK MAIL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «junk mail» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «junk mail» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about junk mail

EXAMPLES

4 QUOTES WITH «JUNK MAIL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word junk mail.
1
Chris Abani
If I don't get at least one e-mail every ten minutes, I feel unloved. Even junk mail makes me feel seen. Sad, I know. Sigh.
2
Joe Bob Briggs
Discourse is fleeting, but junk mail is forever.
3
John Hockenberry
An object imbued with intent - it has power, it's treasure, we're drawn to it. An object devoid of intent - it's random, it's imitative, it repels us. It's like a piece of junk mail to be thrown away.
4
Hamdi Ulukaya
What happened was I saw this ad for a yogurt plant for sale. It was in my junk mail pile, and I threw it into the garbage can. And then about half an hour later, with the dirt on it, I picked it up from the garbage can, and I called out of curiosity.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JUNK MAIL»

Discover the use of junk mail in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to junk mail and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Hello Junk Mail!
Humour.
Ted L. Nancy, 2008
2
Junk Mail: Reissued
Everything that makes Will Self's fiction so arresting and original is in evidence here in this collection of his best articles, book reviews and interviews from the Observer, the Guardian, the Independent, the Evening Standard and many ...
Will Self, 2012
3
Cool Crafts with Newspapers, Magazines, and Junk Mail: Green ...
You can keep everything in one • scissors • thin cardboard • junk mail letters, one -sided • junk mail envelopes • stapler easy place with this pocket-sized notepad. Because it's made Step 2 Using junk mail letters and envelopes, measure and ...
Jen Jones, 2010
4
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: Peachpit Learning Series
Some junk mail sends an invisible message back to its sender as soon as you open it, telling the despicable junk-mailing scumbag that this is a working email address. To prevent opening and displaying that mail at all, get rid of the message ...
Robin Williams, John Tollett, 2009
5
Outlook 2003 Personal Trainer
Unsolicited junk mail, known as spam, is easily the most annoying aspect of e- mail, and it's increasing at an alarming rate. In 2001, spam accounted for 8% of all e- mail messages. By the end of 2003, it was more than 50%! Previous versions ...
‎2005
6
Brilliant Activities for Persuasive Writing
Can you conclude with a summary of what junk mail is and what it tries to do? b) Ask the children to collect any junk mail their family receives for one week. Get them to bring their piles in the following week. At the start of your session, ask the  ...
P Goodridge
7
Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide: The Ultimate Quick Guide ...
Junk mail is almost universally reviled. Apple knows this, so Mail can automatically filter junk mail. Head to Mail→Preferences (⌘-,) and select the Junk Mail tab. Check the box next to Enable junk mail filtering to turn it on. You'll find choices to ...
Chris Seibold, 2009
8
Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Mail has a built-in system to help you identify and deal with junk mail, or spam. This system is actually quite good and, with proper training, can rival many other spam/junk filters out there. The key point is that it must be trained. By default, Mail's ...
Mike Lee, Scott Meyers, 2009
9
Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
... E-mail folder on the Exchange 2003 server and is not evaluated by Outlook 2003. Tip: If the Junk E-mail Filter on Exchange 2003 doesn't seem to be handling the user's junk e-mail lists, the user can use OWA to check the junk mail options.
Sue Mosher, Robert Sparnaaij, Charlie Pulfer, 2005
10
Take Control of Spam with Apple Mail
TRAIN. THE. JUNK. MAIL. FILTER. When you train the Junk Mail filter, you correct its mistakes so that it can learn from them. The more diligent you are in training the filter, the more accurate it becomes (and the less training you need to do ...
Joe Kissell, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JUNK MAIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term junk mail is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Four reasons why you keep getting spam emails - KTAR.com
It's really no different than physical junk mail in your mailbox; despite our best efforts, it still shows up. There are a number of ways that your ... «KTAR.com, Jul 15»
2
All I'm Saying Is... Robyn Lee picks out the highs and lows of her …
I just pray she doesn't open use the downstairs bathroom - If she does, she'll be greeted with all of the magazines, un opened letters, junk mail ... «South Wales Evening Post, Jul 15»
3
Scott DeSmit: A presidential candidate wants my support - The Daily …
My “Mail thinks this message is Junk Mail” but I knew better. Scott Walker is for real. Just like Lindsey, Marco and The Donald. They are real. «The Daily News Online, Jul 15»
4
Footnotes: All Points Patchwork - Carlsbad Current-Argus
She uses junk mail or misprints from her home computer printer to create templates. Quilters often use a hexagon shape for English paper ... «Carlsbad Current-Argus, Jul 15»
5
Hardware Tip Of The Week: Auto Leak Diagnosis and Grilling Guru …
... a friend or neighbor to house sit by dropping by regularly and checking up on things and picking up junk mail and flyers that can accumulate. «Island Gazette, Jul 15»
6
Spam email levels at 12-year low - citifmonline
For instance, he said, action by the US Federal Trade Commission against one spammer resulted in an 80% drop in junk mail peddling diet ... «Citifmonline, Jul 15»
7
Ofcom's threats to Royal Mail rule: Watchdog's probe into firm's …
Royal Mail's letters business saw revenues fall by 3 per cent, though junk mail revenues climbed 5 per cent. Revenues from its mail business ... «This is Money, Jul 15»
8
Community: Brighten someone's day – Mail a card
It lets us know that someone is thinking of us and it brings a little cheer when most of the time we just get junk mail or bills in the mailbox. «Clarksville Leaf Chronicle, Jul 15»
9
The bloated charity sector can't always be trusted with your money …
Olive Cooke in 2013 with a pile of charity junk mail (Photo: Dave Betts / SWNS). Most concerns are over the big guns, the household names ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
10
4 reasons why you're getting spam e-mail
It's really no different than physical junk mail in your mailbox. Despite our best efforts, it still shows up. There are a number of ways that your ... «azcentral.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Junk mail [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/junk-mail>. Sep 2022 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z