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ringtone

or ring tone

[ ring-tohn ]
/ ˈrɪŋˌtoʊn /
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the sound a cell phone makes when receiving a call or text message: Download the most popular rock music ringtones.
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Origin of ringtone

First recorded in 1980-85; ring2 + tone
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British Dictionary definitions for ringtone

ringtone
/ (ˈrɪŋˌtəʊn) /

noun
a musical tune played by a mobile phone when a call is received
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