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Bluetooth Line breaks: Blue|tooth
Pronunciation: /ˈbluːtuːθ/

Definition of Bluetooth in English:


[mass noun] trademark
A standard for the short-range wireless interconnection of mobile phones, computers, and other electronic devices.
Example sentences
  • Driving that growth was the increasing installation of Bluetooth into mobile phones.
  • Some printers and digital cameras can connect to computers wirelessly using Bluetooth.
  • A high speed urban wireless network based on Bluetooth is launching this week in Manchester.


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Send (a photograph or other piece of data) from one electronic device to another via Bluetooth: I took a quick picture with my mobile and Bluetoothed it across to my laptop
More example sentences
  • That video was Bluetoothed from one phone to another and eventually handed to police.
  • Does anyone know how I can Bluetooth ringtones from my BlackBerry to another phone?
  • The mobile music industry needs to make the legal experience of Bluetoothing music user-friendly and fairly priced, so those seeking music won't try to do it illegally.


1990s: said to be named after King Harald Bluetooth (910–85), credited with uniting Denmark and Norway, as Bluetooth technology unifies the telecommunications and computing industries.

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