Definition of cordless in English:


Syllabification: cord·less
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrdləs


  • (Of an electrical appliance or telephone) working without connection to a main supply or central unit.
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    • It's not the prettiest phone in the world but my main desire was a cordless phone with an answerphone and speed-dial and this was the cheapest one of those.
    • As with any cordless phone, you can use the handset to make and receive calls over your regular home line.
    • The system according to the invention can be used in cordless telephones.


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  • A cordless telephone: I keep the cordless with me at all times
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    • I didn't need to run out of my room to get the cordless because I knew my mom would answer it.
    • As I listened carefully to the message I scanned the room for the cordless.
    • I get the cordless from the living room and dial the number I found.

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