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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Rhymes with Philately

  • nattily
  • nathalie
  • natalie
  • atalie

How do you pronounce philately?

Pronounce philately as fɪˈlætəli.

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Sentences with philately

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

Quotes about 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