telephone book


a book, directory, or the like, usually containing an alphabetical list of telephone subscribers in a city or other area, together with their addresses and telephone numbers.

Nearby words

  1. teleph.,
  2. telephone,
  3. telephone answering machine,
  4. telephone bank,
  5. telephone banking,
  6. telephone booth,
  7. telephone box,
  8. telephone directory,
  9. telephone exchange,
  10. telephone number

Origin of telephone book

First recorded in 1910–15

Also called telephone directory. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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