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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
post•al /ˈpoʊstəl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Stampsof or relating to the post office or mail service:postal delivery; postal employees.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
post•al  (pōstl), 
adj. 
  1. Stampsof or pertaining to the post office or mail service:postal delivery; postal employees.
  2. Slang Termsgo postal, [Slang.]to lose control or go crazy, esp. in a violent way.

n. 
  1. Stamps[Informal.]See postal card. 
Etymology:1835–45;
post3 + -al1;
def. 2 in reference to incidents of violence among postal workers in the early 1990s
postal•ly, adv. 

postal,0 +adj. 
  • Slang Termsgo postal, [Slang.]to lose control or go crazy.


  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    postal /ˈpəʊstəl/ adj
    1. of or relating to a Post Office or to the mail-delivery service

    ˈpostally adv



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