an·​swer·​phone ˈan(t)-sər-ˌfōn How to pronounce answerphone (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of answerphone was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Answerphone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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