Definition of robocall in English:


Syllabification: ro·bo·call
Pronunciation: /ˈrōbōˌkôl


  • An automated telephone call that delivers a recorded message, typically on behalf of a political party or telemarketing company.
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    • Republicans are blanketing key Congressional districts with annoying robo calls.
    • You've probably gotten the repeated robo calls telling you that your car's warranty is about to expire.
    • The group will not be running ads in any form and will not be making any robocalls.


1990s: blend of robot and call.

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