pager

noun (1)
pag·​er | \ ˈpā-jər How to pronounce pager (audio) \

Definition of pager

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one that pages especially : a small radio receiver that beeps, vibrates, or flashes to alert the user to an incoming message which is usually displayed on a small screen

pager

noun (2)

Definition of pager (Entry 2 of 2)

: one having or covering a specified number or kind of pages used in combination her essay was a 15-pager

First Known Use of pager

Noun (1)

1870, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Pager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pager. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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pager

noun
pag·​er | \ ˈpā-jər How to pronounce pager (audio) \

Kids Definition of pager

: a small electronic device that beeps, vibrates, or flashes when it receives a signal

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