Meaning of postage stamp

post'age stamp"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a small gummed label issued by postal authorities that can be affixed to an envelope, postcard, or package as evidence that postal charges have been paid. Also called


Pronunciation: (pō'stij-stamp"), [key]
— adj. Informal.
  1. of very small area or size: a postage-stamp bikini.
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