unsolicited commercial mail or email.
untargeted mail advertising goods or services
Mail, usually third class, consisting of advertising circulars, appeals for money, etc, and sometimes addressed to ”resident” (1950s+)
Third-class mail, such as unsolicited advertisements and flyers, that is sent indiscriminately. For example, While we were on vacation the front hall filled up with junk mail. [ c. 1950 ]
noun 1. an organization that sends in bulk, especially to solicit business or charitable contributions. 2. a business that specializes in preparing and distributing for others.
[juhngk-man] /ˈdʒʌŋkˌmæn/ noun, plural junkmen [juhngk-men] /ˈdʒʌŋkˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. a dealer in resalable used metal, paper, rags, and other . [juhngk-muh n, -man] /ˈdʒʌŋk mən, -ˌmæn/ noun, plural junkmen [juhngk-muh n, -men] /ˈdʒʌŋk mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA) 1. a member of the crew of a . /ˈdʒʌŋkˌmæn/ noun (pl) -men 1. (US & Canadian) […]
[juhngk] /dʒʌŋk/ noun 1. any old or discarded material, as metal, paper, or rags. 2. anything that is regarded as worthless, meaningless, or contemptible; trash. 3. old cable or cordage used when untwisted for making gaskets, swabs, oakum, etc. 4. Nautical Slang. . 5. Baseball Slang. relatively slow, unorthodox pitches that are deceptive to the […]
noun 1. faulty scientific information or research, especially when used to advance special interests. noun a term for faulty scientific research, data, and claims created for financial or political gain Examples Some use junk science to advance their employers’ political agendas.