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wrong number

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noun
  1. (in telephoning)
    1. a call made to a number other than the one intended.
    2. the number or person reached through such a call.
  2. Slang.
    1. the wrong person for a particular task, role, or situation: Me cook a gourmet dinner?—You've got the wrong number!
    2. an inadequate, disagreeable, or repulsive person: She's OK, but her brother's a wrong number.
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British Dictionary definitions for wrong number

wrong number

noun
  1. a telephone number wrongly connected or dialled in error or the person so contacted
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