Definition of postage meter in US English:

postage meter


North American
  • A machine that prints an official mark or signature on a letter or parcel to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.

    • ‘Did someone buy $25,000 worth of credit for their office postage meter?’
    • ‘If you've got a postage meter, USPS certified, use that.’
    • ‘Do you find yourself forgiving an employee who uses the office postage meter to mail personal letters?’
    • ‘The company is best known for its postage meters, but it also offers a wide range of financial, outsourcing, and professional services.’
    • ‘He wasn't my favorite person at work - once had a rather nasty confrontation with him regarding the postage meter - but what has happened to him is just plain wrong.’


postage meter

/ˈpoʊstɪdʒ ˌmidər//ˈpōstij ˌmēdər/