on the blower

idiom

British, informal + old-fashioned
: on the telephone
When I finally got him on the blower he said he couldn't come.

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Recent Examples on the Web Headlamps have removed the need for lights on the blower. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 17 Dec. 2022

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“On the blower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20blower. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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