mobile phone


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. mobile bay,
  2. mobile command,
  3. mobile device,
  4. mobile home,
  5. mobile library,
  6. mobile unit,
  7. mobile web,
  8. mobilisation,
  9. mobilise,
  10. mobility

Origin of mobile phone

First recorded in 1945–50

Also called mobile telephone.

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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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