nounchiefly North American
- A mobile phone.More 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.
1980s: shortening of cellular phone.
More definitions of cell phoneDefinition of cell phone in:
- The US English dictionary