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flip phone


a cell telephone with two parts hinged so it folds when not in use


Have you owned a flip phone or clamshell?

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flip phone

noun phrase

A cellular telephone with a mouthpiece that folds up to decrease total size (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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