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junk mail

This page is about the collocation junk mail

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

advertising material that's sent to people who haven't asked for it

For example

  • We get a lot of junk mail from department stores and supermarkets.

  • If you don't want junk mail, try putting a "No Junk Mail" sign on your mailbox.

Quick Quiz

Junk mail tries to get you to

a. buy things

b. sell junk

c. pay bills

Contributor: Matt Errey