caller ID

noun \ -ˌī-ˈdē \

Definition of caller ID

: a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify the telephone number of a caller before answering the call called also caller identification

Examples of caller id in a Sentence

  1. a phone system with caller ID

First Known Use of caller id

1985

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CALLER ID Defined for English Language Learners

caller ID

Definition of caller ID for English Language Learners

  • : a service that allows you to see who is calling before you answer a telephone call


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