fourth-class(1)


fourth-class(1)
{adj.} Belonging to the fourth class of mail. * /The package weighed a pound and a half, so it had to be sent by fourth-class mail./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • fourth-class — [fôrth′klas′] adj. 1. of the class, rank, excellence, etc. next below the third ☆ 2. designating or of a class of mail consisting of merchandise, printed matter, mailable live animals, and all other material not included in first class, second… …   English World dictionary

  • fourth-class — fourth′ class′ adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or designated as a class next below third 2) phi by fourth class mail • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • fourth class — fourth′ class′ n. phi (in the U.S. Postal Service) the class of mail consisting of merchandise weighing one pound or more and not sealed against inspection • Etymology: 1860–65, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • fourth-class — I. adj Belonging to the fourth class of mail. The package weighed a pound and a half, so it had to be sent by fourth class mail. II. adv By fourth class mail. How did the company mail the package? Fourth class …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fourth-class — /fawrth klas , klahs , fohrth /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or designated as a class next below third, as for mailing, shipping, etc. adv. 2. as fourth class matter; by fourth class mail: Send it fourth class. * * * adj. a class of U.S. mail… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fourth-class — /fawrth klas , klahs , fohrth /, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or designated as a class next below third, as for mailing, shipping, etc. adv. 2. as fourth class matter; by fourth class mail: Send it fourth class. * * * …   Universalium

  • fourth-class(1) — {adj.} Belonging to the fourth class of mail. * /The package weighed a pound and a half, so it had to be sent by fourth class mail./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fourth-class(2) — {adv.} By fourth class mail. * /How did the company mail the package? Fourth class./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fourth-class(2) — {adv.} By fourth class mail. * /How did the company mail the package? Fourth class./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fourth class — {n.} A class of mail that is not sealed and weighs a pound or more, that includes things that are bought and sold and sent in the mail, and printed things that are not second or third class mail. * /Bill sent away 98 cereal box tops and a dollar… …   Dictionary of American idioms