1. philately

noun. ['fɪˈlætəli'] the collection and study of postage stamps.


  • collecting
  • aerophilately
  • stamp collecting
  • assembling
  • stamp collection
  • collection


  • flora
  • defense
  • prosecution

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Words that Rhyme with Philately

  • nattily
  • nathalie
  • natalie
  • atalie

Example sentences of the word philately

1. Adverb
The fancy name for stamp collecting is philately.

Quotes containing the word philately

1. We are all dying to give our lives away to something, maybe. God or Satan, politics or grammar, topology or philately (...) To games or needles, to some other person.
- David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest