/fɪˈlætli/

noun

the collection of postage stamps of various issues.

Gena always felt her husband was more passionate about philately than he was about her. After their marriage fell apart, and the divorce proceedings grew acrimonious, Gena found gratification by torching his collection in the barbecue.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Philately.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/philately. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “philately”, accessed October 27, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/philately.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Philately. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/philately


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