masculine noun
1. post box , letter box (British), mailbox (United States)
  • echar algo al buzón -> to post something, to mail something (United States)
  • venderle un buzón a alguien (informal) -> to rip somebody off (RP)
2. (electronic) mailbox, e-mail address (computing) (de correo electrónico)

buzón [boo-thone’]
1. Conduit, canal. (Architecture) (m)
2. Hole through which letters are thrown into the post-office, letterbox, dropbox. (Province; Provinicial) (m)
  • Cerrar el buzón -> to keep one’s trap shut
  • Echar una carta al buzón -> to post a letter
  • Vender un buzón a uno -> (Cono Sur) to sell somebody a dummy
3. Lid or cover of cisterns, ponds, jars; etc. 4. (m)
4. Sluice of a watercourse at a mill. (m)
5. Ancient kind of battering-ram. (m)
In foundries, hooks to take off the lids of melting pots.

1 (Correos) (en casa) letterbox; mailbox; (EEUU) (en calle) postbox; letterbox; mailbox; (EEUU)
echar una carta al buzón to post a letter
cerrar el buzón to keep one's trap shut (familiar)
vender un buzón a algn (S. Cone) to sell sb a dummy; pull the wool over sb's eyes
buzón de alcance late-collection postbox
buzón de sugerencias suggestions box
buzón de voz voice mail
"su llamada está siendo desviada al buzón de voz..." "Bienvenido al buzón de voz..."
2 (Informática) mailbox
3 (tapón) plug
4 (compuerta) sluice
5 (Política) courier in secret organization

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