phone tapping

noun

Definition of phone tapping

British

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

Word by Word Definitions

phoneplay
  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

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up phone tapping? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an incorrigible rascal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!