[speed-dahy-uh l, -dahyl]

verb (used with object), speed-dialed, speed-dial·ing or (especially British) speed-dialled, speed-dial·ling.

to dial (a telephone number) using speed dial.

speed dial


a telephone feature by which telephone numbers can be stored in memory and rapidly dialed by pressing an assigned button.
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Examples from the Web for speed-dial

Contemporary Examples of speed-dial

  • Kerry probably used to speed-dial him dozens of times a day.

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    Monsters vs. Weenies

    Lee Siegel

    December 29, 2009

Historical Examples of speed-dial

  • I had nothing to do other than to give occasional attention to the revolution counter, altimetre, and speed-dial.

    High Adventure

    James Norman Hall