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.

Nearby words

  1. ringsider,
  2. ringster,
  3. ringstraked,
  4. ringtail,
  5. ringtail monkey,
  6. ringtoss,
  7. ringwomb,
  8. ringwood,
  9. ringworm,
  10. rink

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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