Unsolicited e-mail, often of a commercial nature, sent indiscriminately to multiple mailing lists, individuals, or newsgroups; junk e-mail. (noun)
To send unsolicited e-mail to. (verb-transitive)
To send (a message) indiscriminately to multiple mailing lists, individuals, or newsgroups. (verb-transitive)
Examples of word spam
A: Send a message to Twitter spam watch team at @spam with the suspicious user name.
* a reply to @spam like so: @spam this is a spam account: @bigmoney5 and we'll take care of it.
13: 19 RT: @JamesRivers @MariSmith No kidding … just found out best practice is to send spam accounts or fake accounts to @spam when you see them rossgoldberg that's terrible! aren't they going to refund your $? melbournegirl I actually have seen that .. what does that say about me?
Tailrank was âdesigned with spam prevention in mind. â If Techcrunch was designed with ’spam prevention in mind’ I’m sure you’d have 90% less content
Because the term spam is now so universally accepted to describe unwanted email (even Hormel has largely given up on trying to stamp such usage out), it follows that the story of its origins -- complete with the original Monty Python "Spam sketch" -- will live forever in the digital world.