cold call

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  1. a visit or telephone call to a prospective customer without an appointment or a previous introduction.

Origin of cold call

First recorded in 1980–85

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How to use cold call in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cold call

cold call

  1. a call made by a salesman on a potential customer without making an appointment

  1. to call on (a potential customer) without making an appointment

Derived forms of cold call

  • cold caller, noun
  • cold calling, noun

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