mobile phone


noun

any wireless telephone that operates over a relatively large area, as a cell phone or PCS phone.

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Also called mobile telephone.

Origin of mobile phone

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for mobile phone

mobile phone

noun

a portable telephone that works by means of a cellular radio system
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