Definition of 'letterbox'

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Example sentences containing 'letterbox'

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Put a cover over the letterbox flap, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I can still hear the noise of the letterbox flap. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For these couples, wedding guests can purchase a door, a letterbox or a few hundred bricks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Translations for 'letterbox'

British English: letterbox /ˈlɛtəˌbɒks/ NOUN
A letterbox is a rectangular hole in a door through which letters are delivered.
  • American English: mail slot
  • Arabic: صُنْدُوقٌ لِلْخِطَابَاتِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: caixa de correio
  • Chinese: 邮筒
  • Croatian: poštanski ormarić
  • Czech: schránka na dopisy
  • Danish: brevkasse
  • Dutch: brievenbus
  • European Spanish: buzón IngBrit
  • Finnish: postilaatikko
  • French: boîte aux lettres
  • German: Briefkasten
  • Greek: γραμματοκιβώτιο
  • Italian: buca delle lettere
  • Japanese: 郵便受
  • Korean: 편지함
  • Norwegian: postkasse
  • Polish: skrzynka na listy
  • European Portuguese: caixa de correio
  • Romanian: cutie de scrisori
  • Russian: почтовый ящик
  • Spanish: buzón
  • Swedish: brevlåda
  • Thai: ตู้จดหมาย
  • Turkish: posta kutusu
  • Ukrainian: поштова скринька
  • Vietnamese: hộp thư
British English: letterbox ADJECTIVE
If something is displayed on a television or computer screen in letterbox format, it is displayed across the middle of the screen with dark bands at the top and bottom of the screen.
  • American English: letterbox
  • Brazilian Portuguese: com faixas negras
  • Chinese: > 宽屏带黑边的电视或电脑上的影像
  • European Spanish: en formato apaisado
  • French: letterbox
  • German: Briefkasten-
  • Italian: letterbox
  • Japanese: レターボックス 形式 の>テレビ放映で画面の上下が黒く切れる状態
  • Korean: 레터박스
  • European Portuguese: de formato letterbox
  • Spanish: en formato apaisado


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