Definition of ringtone in English:

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ringtone

Pronunciation: /ˈriNGtōn/

noun

A sound made by a mobile phone when an incoming call is received.
Example sentences
  • Polyphonic sound is basically a ringtone that can produce more than two notes at a time, sixteen to be precise, allowing for a tune that covers a broader spectrum of music.
  • The latest trend in mobile phone is customising ringtones.
  • However, the text failed to advise them that, as a result of requesting and receiving the free ringtone, they would also be signing up to receive three ringtones a week costing £1.50 each.

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Syllabification: ring·tone

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