phone-in

[fohn-in]

noun, adjective


Origin of phone-in

First recorded in 1965–70; noun, adj. use of verb phrase phone in
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British Dictionary definitions for phone-in

phone-in

noun

  1. a radio or television programme in which listeners' or viewers' questions, comments, etc, are telephoned to the studio and broadcast live
  2. (as modifier)a phone-in discussion
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