Definition of cell phone in English:

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cell phone

Pronunciation: /ˈselfōn/
(also cellphone)


chiefly North American
Short for cellular phone.
Example sentences
  • It can send a text message to a cellphone or another of the new phones, using BT's Cellnet cellular network.
  • They are the perfect bugging tool for spies: cellphones that answer calls silently.
  • To be viable, cellphones and future wireless Internet access devices will need to be mass-produced.

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Syllabification: cell phone

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