Definition of keitai in English:


Syllabification: kei·tai
Pronunciation: /ˈkātī

noun (plural same or keitais)

(In Japan) a cellular phone.
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  • In order to breach this communication hurdle all they have to do is send off a quick text message on their keitai.
  • But now, people are walled inside their own little world with their keitai and aren't even aware of what they're doing in public.
  • You take your world with you when you have your keitai in your hand.


Japanese, literally 'portable', short for keitai denwa 'cell phone'.

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