collect call


a long-distance telephone call that is to be paid for by the person or station receiving it.

Nearby words

  1. collation,
  2. collative,
  3. collator,
  4. colleague,
  5. collect,
  6. collect on delivery,
  7. collectable,
  8. collectanea,
  9. collected,
  10. collected edition

Origin of collect call

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019