answering machine

noun

Definition of answering machine

  1. :  a machine that receives telephone calls by playing a recorded message and usually by recording messages from callers

Examples of answering machine in a Sentence

  1. I haven't spoken to him yet, but he left a message on my answering machine.

1924

First Known Use of answering machine

1924


ANSWERING MACHINE Defined for English Language Learners

answering machine

noun

Definition of answering machine for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that answers the telephone and records messages left by the people who call


ANSWERING MACHINE Defined for Kids

answering machine

noun

Definition of answering machine for Students

  1. :  a machine that receives telephone calls and records messages from callers

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