phone directory

noun

Definition of phone directory

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

  1. : telephone

  2. : earphone

  1. : telephone

  1. : sound

  2. : speaker of (a specified language)

  1. : of or relating to a population that speaks (a specified language)

directory play
  1. : serving to direct

  1. : a book or collection of directions, rules, or ordinances

  2. : an alphabetical or classified list (as of names and addresses)

  3. : a body of directors


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