cell phone

noun
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of cell phone

: a portable usually cordless telephone for use in a cellular system

Examples of cell phone in a Sentence

  1. Call me on my cell phone.

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First Known Use of cell phone

1983


CELL PHONE Defined for English Language Learners

cell phone

noun

Definition of cell phone for English Language Learners

  • : a small telephone that people can take with them and use outside their homes


CELL PHONE Defined for Kids

cell phone

noun

Definition of cell phone for Students

: a portable telephone that connects to other telephones by radio through a system of transmitters each of which covers a limited geographical area

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