air letter


air letter
noun
a letter sent by air mail
Syn: ↑airmail letter, ↑aerogram, ↑aerogramme
Hypernyms: ↑letter, ↑missive

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ˈair letter [air letter] noun

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  • air letter — ► NOUN ▪ a sheet of light paper folded and sealed to form a letter for sending by airmail …   English terms dictionary

  • air letter — 1. an airmail letter 2. AEROGRAMME …   English World dictionary

  • air letter — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms air letter : singular air letter plural air letters a letter written on one piece of light paper that is folded over to form a type of envelope and is sent by airmail …   English dictionary

  • air letter — air′ let ter n. 1) phi an airmail letter 2) phi Also, aerogram 3) a sheet of lightweight paper that is folded to form its own envelope. • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • air letter — noun Date: 1920 1. an airmail letter 2. a sheet of airmail stationery that can be folded and sealed with the message inside and the address outside …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • air letter — 1. an airmail letter. 2. a sheet of very lightweight stationery for use in airmail. Cf. aérogramme. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • air letter — noun An aerogram; a letter sent by airmail …   Wiktionary

  • air letter — noun a sheet of light paper folded and sealed to form a letter for sending by airmail …   English new terms dictionary

  • air letter — /ˈɛə lɛtə/ (say air letuh) noun → aerogram …   Australian English dictionary