[eks-di-rek-tuh-ree, -tree, -dahy-]
(of a telephone number) unlisted in a telephone directory.
Origin of ex-directory
First recorded in 1935–40
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mainly British not listed in a telephone directory, by request, and not disclosed to inquirersUS and Canadian term: unlisted
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