- airmail air‧mail [ˈeəmeɪl ǁ ˈer-] also air mail noun [uncountable]letters that are sent by plane, or the system of doing this:
• an express airmail service
• All letters are sent by airmail.
* * *airmail UK US /ˈeəmeɪl/ noun [U]► TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS the system of sending letters and packages by air: »
an airmail delivery/envelope/letter»
The buyer requested both surface and airmail prices.send sth (by) airmail »
We charge $6 to $8 to send a disk by airmail.
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