Share this entry

telephone

Synonyms of telephone in English:

noun

  • Sophie picked up the telephone
    informalblower
    North American informalhorn
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • he telephoned me last night
    phone, call, get someone on the phone, get on the phone to, get, reach, dial, make/place a call to;
    British informalgive someone a bell, bell, give someone a tinkle, get on the blower to
    North American informalget someone on the horn
  • Definition of telephone in:

    Share this entry

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources