mailer mail‧er [ˈmeɪlə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
1. MARKETING a piece of advertising material designed to be sent by mail:

• The marketing plan could include sending mailers to likely purchasers.

2. a person or organization that sends mail, especially in large quantities:

• Big corporate mailers try to get discounts from the U.S. Postal Service.

3. especially AmE a container or envelope used for sending something small by mail; = postal packet Bre

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mailer UK US /ˈmeɪlər/ noun [C] COMMUNICATIONS
(UK mailshot) a paper advertisement sent to homes or businesses: »

An election mailer reached three million homes.


The direct mailer we produced was sent out to 250 members.

See also MAILING(Cf. ↑mailing)
a company, person, or software program that sends lots of letters or messages, especially many copies of the same thing: bulk/junk/mass mailer »

The junk mailer was fined for sending billions of messages without permission from the recipients.

US a special envelope or container for sending things that can easily break, have an unusual shape, or are very small: »

Robert copied the files onto a disk, put a label on it, and put it in a mailer.

Compare POSTAL PACKET(Cf. ↑postal packet)

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