Definition of ex-directory in English:
(Of a person or telephone number) not listed in a telephone directory or available through directory enquiries, at the wish of the subscriber.
- Well, I have had my phone number changed and I am ex-directory but I am not convinced that certain people might not have connections with BT, so I am not going to say anything.
- I'm ex-directory so I don't know how these people got hold of my address.
- Even BT managed to add to our problems by making our telephone number ex-directory.