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dialer

[dahy-uh-ler, dahy-ler]
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noun
  1. a person or thing that dials.
  2. an electronic device attached to a telephone to call preselected numbers automatically when activated.
Also especially British, di·al·ler.

Origin of dialer

First recorded in 1740–50; dial + -er1
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Historical Examples

  • Dialer possessed undoubted fluency, but did tittle, though Sir Austin was ever expecting much of him.

    The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete

    George Meredith


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