voice mail

or voice·mail

[ vois-meyl ]
/ ˈvɔɪsˌmeɪl /

noun

an electronic system enabling the recording and storage of (usually digitized) voice messages, which can subsequently be retrieved by the intended recipient.

Nearby words

  1. vohwinkel syndrome,
  2. voice,
  3. voice box,
  4. voice coil,
  5. voice input,
  6. voice of america,
  7. voice over broadband,
  8. voice part,
  9. voice recognition technology,
  10. voice response

Related formsvoice-mail, adjective

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Examples from the Web for voice mail

  • Very early one morning, a voice-mail indicator began to blink in Room 6140 of the Interior Department.

    Cheney in History|David Frum|March 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST


British Dictionary definitions for voice mail

voice mail

noun

an electronic system for the transfer and storage of telephone messages, which can then be dealt with by the user at his or her convenience
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