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1. One that uses the mails: large commercial mailers.
2. One who addresses, stamps, or otherwise prepares mail.
3. A container, such as a cardboard tube, used to hold material to be mailed: a cardboard book mailer.
4. An advertising leaflet included with a letter.


1. a person who addresses or mails letters, etc
2. (Mechanical Engineering) US and Canadian a machine used for stamping and addressing mail
3. US and Canadian a container for mailing things


(Biography) Norman. 1923–2007, US author. His works, which are frequently critical of modern American society, include the war novel The Naked and the Dead (1948), An American Dream (1965), his account of the 1967 peace march on Washington The Armies of the Night (1968), The Executioner's Song (1979), and Barbary Shore (1998)


(ˈmeɪ lər)

1. a person who mails or prepares material for mailing.
2. a container, as a protective envelope, for mail.
3. an advertisement, form letter, etc., sent out in the mail.
[1880–85, Amer.]


(ˈmeɪ lər)

Norman, born 1923, U.S. writer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mailer - United States writer (born in 1923)
2.mailer - a person who mails somethingmailer - a person who mails something  
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.mailer - an advertisement that is sent by mailmailer - an advertisement that is sent by mail
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing - a public promotion of some product or service
4.mailer - a container for something to be mailedmailer - a container for something to be mailed
airmailer - a mailer for airmail
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
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This year's primary election was remarkable in its volumes of campaign mailers stuffed into mailboxes across the state.
The Mailers soon moved to another rental there, a one-room garret studio at 20 Remsen Street, owned by poet, playwright and novelist Norman Rosten.
Mayer listed nonmonetary contributions in the form of campaign mailers valued at $22,869 from a committee called People's Advocate Political Action Committee.
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Kuwata said the campaign knew nothing about the mailers.
The implications of this drop in discount-eligible mail, combined with increased postage rates, are huge, especially for large-volume mailers - potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.
In "History Looks at Itself: On the Road with the Mailers and George Plimpton," Lawrence Shainberg provides a delightful account of a performance in Vienna in 2002 of "Zelda, Scott, and Ernest: A Dramatic Dialogue" compiled by George Plimpton and Terry Quinn from the letters and writings of the three authors.
Antonovich on March 2, filed a complaint Friday with the Fair Political Practices Commission, accusing the six-term incumbent of improperly using nearly $140,000 in taxpayer funds to send campaign mailers to voters just before the election.
The initiative is being implemented as a way for the USPS to better align postage rates with its mail processing costs, and its implications for mailers are expected to be two-fold.
History Looks at Itself: On the Road with the Mailers and George Plimpton" Norman Mailer's Later Fictions: Ancient Evenings through Castle in the Forest.