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phone phreak

a person who uses computers or other electronic devices to place long-distance telephone calls without paying toll charges.
Also called phreak.
Origin of phone phreak
First recorded in 1975-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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phone phreak

noun phrase

A computer hacker who illegally enters the telephone system for fun and profit: Mit-nick also became a skilled ''phone phreak'' who was able to manipulate the telephone system to pull pranks on friends and enemies (1972+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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