phone directory


: a book that lists the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the people and businesses in a certain area

Examples of phone directory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Over the weekend, both Jones and Pearson were abruptly removed from the legislature’s phone directory and website. Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2023 But, in truth, the Democrats have long chafed at the tradition of beginning the nomination fight in Iowa and New Hampshire—two states with all the diversity of an Icelandic phone directory. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, 30 Nov. 2022

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“Phone directory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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