[ buht-dahy-uh l, ‐dahyl ]
/ ˈbʌtˌdaɪ əl, ‐daɪl /
verb (used with or without object)
to unintentionally call (someone) on a cell phone in one's back pocket as a result of buttons being pressed accidentally.
Also butt dial. a call made in this way: Sorry, it must have been a butt-dial.
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