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phone1 US English

A telephone

phone2 US English

A speech sound; the smallest discrete segment of sound in a stream of speech

-phone US English

Denoting an instrument using or connected with sound

phone US Thesaurus

she tried to reach you on your phone

car phone US English

A cellular phone designed for use in a motor vehicle

pay phone US English

A public telephone that is operated by coins or by a credit or prepaid card

phone-in US English

Another term for call-in.

phone sex US English

Sexually explicit telephone conversation engaged in for the purposes of sexual gratification

cell phone US English

Short for cellular phone.

phone bank US English

A battery of telephones

phone book US English

A telephone directory

phone call US English

An instance of speaking to someone on the phone or attempting to contact someone by phone

phone card US English

Another term for calling card222.

phone tree US English

A menu-driven system that routes callers to recordings, more menus, or a person, depending on their responses

camera phone US English

A cellular phone incorporating a digital camera

feature phone US English

A mobile phone that incorporates features such as the ability to access the Internet and store and play music but lacks the advanced functionality of a smartphone

mobile phone US English

Another term for cellular phone.

phone hacking US English

The action or practice of gaining unauthorized access to data stored in another person’s phone, especially in order to access their voicemail

phone tapping US English

The action or practice of connecting a device to a telephone so that the conversation can be listened to secretly

cellular phone US English

A telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network

phone it in US English

Work or perform in a perfunctory or unenthusiastic manner

call-in US English

Denoting something conducted by people leaving answers or messages by telephone

satphone US English

A telephone that transmits its signal via a geostationary communications satellite

answerphone US English

A telephone answering machine

dumbphone US English

A basic cell phone that lacks the advanced functionality characteristic of a smartphone

entryphone US English

A type of intercom at the entrance to a building by which visitors are required to identify themselves before the door is unlocked by an internal device

softphone US English

A piece of software that allows the user to make telephone calls over the Internet via a computer

videophone US English

A telephone device transmitting and receiving a visual image as well as sound

speakerphone US English

A telephone with a loudspeaker and microphone, allowing it to be used without picking up the handset

phone it in in phone1 US English

Work or perform in a perfunctory or unenthusiastic manner