- a small desktop file containing cards for names, addresses, and phone numbers.
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Examples from the Web for rolodex
He is, after all, one of a kind when it comes to effective exploitation of a prodigious Rolodex.Will the Chicago Teachers Strike Hurt Obama?
September 12, 2012
“I suggested he get a Rolodex, and he looked at me like I was crazy,” Naumann says.In Greg Mortenson's Silence, His Neighbors Defend Him, or Vilify Him
June 7, 2011
Al Qaeda operatives seem to have an endless Rolodex of Pakistani establishment figures who are ready to help them.Bin Laden Death Reveals Pakistan's Betrayal
May 4, 2011
He had an unequaled Rolodex in terms of not just passing acquaintances but people with whom he had worked over time.Inside Holbrooke's War With the White House
The Daily Beast
January 14, 2011
Although her experience with political fundraising was limited, she opened her Rolodex for him.A Political Love Affair
September 25, 2010
- trademark mainly US a small file for holding names, addresses, and telephone numbers, consisting of cards attached horizontally to a rotatable central cylinder
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Word Origin and History for rolodex
1958, said to be from rolling + index.
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