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walkie-talkie

or walk·y-talk·y

[ waw-kee-taw-kee ]
/ ˈwɔ kiˈtɔ ki /
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noun Radio.
a combined transmitter and receiver light enough to be carried by one person: developed originally for military use in World War II.
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Origin of walkie-talkie

1935–40, Americanism;see walk, talk, -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for walkie-talkie

walkie-talkie

walky-talky

/ (ˌwɔːkɪˈtɔːkɪ) /

noun plural -talkies
a small combined radio transmitter and receiver, usually operating on shortwave, that can be carried around by one person: widely used by the police, medical services, etc
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