phone tapping

noun

Definition of phone tapping

British
:the act of secretly placing a microphone inside a telephone in order to hear and record private conversations

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)

tapping
  1. : the act, process, or means by which something is tapped


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