[ tel-uh-fon-ik ]
/ ˌtɛl əˈfɒn ɪk /


of, relating to, or happening by means of a telephone system.
carrying sound to a distance by artificial means.

Origin of telephonic

First recorded in 1825–35; tele-1 + -phone + -ic

Related forms

tel·e·phon·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·tel·e·phon·ic, adjectivenon·tel·e·phon·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·tel·e·phon·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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