Definition of robocall
: a telephone call from an automated source that delivers a prerecorded message to a large number of people
Recent Examples of robocall from the Web
Like the state GOP robocall, the Pritzker call uses a female narrator.
More than $17 million has been spent on the contest, and President Trump (via robocall) and Vice President Pence have campaigned for front-runner Greg Gianforte.
Last year, researchers found that 75 percent of robocall recipients listened to at least 19 seconds of their robo-messages.
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Origin and Etymology of robocall
robot + -o- + 2call
First Known Use: 1993See Words from the same year
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