on the phone

Definition of on the phone

  1. 1 :  using a telephone to talk to someone Can you see who's at the door? I'm on the phone. I was on the phone with my sister until late last night.

  2. 2 British :  connected to a telephone system How many households aren't on the phone?

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a speech sound considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the sound system of a language

  1. :  telephone

    :  earphone

  1. :  telephone

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clearly seen through or understood

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