postage stamp

(redirected from Adhesive postage stamp)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for postage stamp

a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The Penny Black, the world's first adhesive postage stamp, was issued on May 1 1840, for use from May 6 of that year.
One - a design entered in an 1839 competition for the world's first adhesive postage stamp - went for pounds 50,700.
John Chalmers, who was born in Arbroath, invented the adhesive postage stamp in 1834, giving an exact description of what was to become the Penny Black.
In which year was the 'Penny Black', the world's first adhesive postage stamp, issued?
The company quickly gained a reputation for innovation, producing the first adhesive postage stamp in 1840.
It was posted just weeks after the official May 6,1840, launch of the first adhesive postage stamp - the Penny Black.
On This Day: 1840: The first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, was officially issued.
Famous sons of the city include James Chalmers, inventor of the adhesive postage stamp, James Bowman Lindsay, pioneer of electric light and telegraphy, Dr George Alexander Pirie, pioneer of X- rays and Dr Thomas John MacLagan, who developed aspirin at Dundee Royal Infirmary.
What was the world's first adhesive postage stamp? The Penny Black took this title.
What was the name of the first adhesive postage stamp?
5 In which year was Britain's first adhesive postage stamp the Penny Black issued?
The Victorian envelope - simply addressed to John Jones Esq, Solicitor, Dolgelley North Wales - was sent from Tredegar in August 1840, just weeks after the official launch on May 6,1840, of Britain's first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black.