Mailer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mailer a container for something to be mailed
    • n mailer an advertisement that is sent by mail
    • n mailer a person who mails something
    • n Mailer United States writer (born in 1923)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Mailer Same as addressing-machine.
    • n Mailer A boat or steamer which carries mail; a mail-boat.
    • n Mailer One who pays rent.
    • n Mailer A squatter on waste ground (with the consent of the owner) who holds himself ready to be hired by the day.
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Usage

In literature:

I had figured it out that you was the black-mailer.
"The Gates of Chance" by Van Tassel Sutphen
Sometimes we know the black-mailer and his victim, and yet we can do nothing.
"File No. 113" by Emile Gaboriau
I'm no black-mailer; I'm no criminal.
"The Fighting Chance" by Robert W. Chambers
I have heard some most disquieting stories about black-mailers and that sort of people.
"The Lighted Way" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
The great Pacific mailer was lost in the fog full half a mile away.
"A Wounded Name" by Charles King
It occasionally happens that black-mailers will systematically weave a web whereby they may entangle a wealthy person.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
A professional black mailer!
"The Red Lottery Ticket" by Fortuné Du Boisgobey
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In news:

Mailer's Choice, Inc Chooses Midnight Software to Grow Fulfillment Business.
Couple whose photo was used unlawfully in anti- gay mailer files court documents.
The village sent out mailers announcing its launch in June 2011.
0 Gore Vidal , far right, after a 1993 benefit with, from left, writers Gay Talese, Susan Sontag and Norman Mailer.
The mailer appears targeted at Loudoun County voters where Lyme is a large concern.
The mailer – which angered some of the recipients, who believed their voting habits should be their own business – was sent out by an organization called Americans for Limited Government.
Congressman Fred Upton's taxpayer-funded mailer highlighting NRA voting record draws criticism as waste.
Where is our new-millennium Norman Mailer.
Mailer backing borough Proposition No.
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani to endorse Ulrich after opponent's inflammatory mailer.
Opinion Letters Recent mailer subject to interpretation .
Soon, the pundits and pollsters will be silent and the nasty campaign mailers, relentless radio ads and phone calls will have ceased, at least until the next election cycle.
Questions on mailer persist (Reader Input, Oct 4).
Those groups sent mailers to voters attacking the idea.
Syracuse Mayor calls on state Republican leaders to condemn anti-gay marriage mailer .
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