Definition of philatelic in English:

philatelic

adjective

  • See philately

    • ‘Not just students but any enthusiast would find the web site full of philatelic information provided by the Postal Department.’
    • ‘This stamp was not well received by the philatelic community.’
    • ‘The scope of the philatelic world renders the boast that stamp collecting is ‘probably the most popular indoor hobby that exists’ entirely believable.’
    • ‘Foreign stamps are readily available in the UK (through philatelic dealers), unlike many other foreign cultural items.’
    • ‘It will feature 40 stamp and postcard dealers whose wares cover all aspects of the hobby, as well as up to 25 philatelic societies holding meetings and offering advice.’

Pronunciation

philatelic

/ˌfɪləˈtɛlɪk/