Definition of Bluetooth in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞oto͞oTH/


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.


[with object]
Send (a photograph or other piece of data) from one electronic device to another via Bluetooth: I just Bluetoothed a batch of pics from my phone to here
More example sentences
  • He even Bluetoothed a few photos round the carriage, just to show off.
  • It was an evening of laughter, giggles, chatting, talking about guys, bluetoothing songs to each other's cells, and snacking on crackers and milk shakes!
  • And don't even think about bluetoothing it to Danielle so she can post it on Facebook.


1990s: said to be named after King Harald Bluetooth (910–985), credited with uniting Denmark and Norway, as Bluetooth technology unifies the telecommunications and computing industries.

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Syllabification: Blue·tooth

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