Definition of postal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpəʊstl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊstl//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1connected with the official system for sending and delivering letters, etc. your full postal address the postal service/system postal charges
  2. 2(especially British English) involving things that are sent by post postal bookings
  3. Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French, from poste ‘postal service’.Idioms (informal, especially North American English) to become very angry He went postal when he found out.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: postal