call-in

play
adjective \ ˈkȯl-ˌin \

Definition of call-in

:allowing listeners to engage in broadcast telephone conversations with the host or a guest
  • a call-in show

First Known Use of call-in

1952


call in

verb

Definition of call in

transitive verb
1 :to order to return or to be returned: such as
a :to withdraw from an advanced position
  • call in the outposts
b :to withdraw from circulation
  • call in bank notes and issue new ones
2 :to summon to one's aid or for consultation
  • call in a mediator
3 :to deliver (a message) by telephone
  • call in an order for pizza
intransitive verb
:to communicate with a person by telephone
call in sick
:to report by telephone that one will be absent because of illness

First Known Use of call in

15th century


Law Dictionary

call in

transitive verb

legal Definition of call in

:call 4

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