Definition of telephone tag
: telephoning back and forth by parties trying to reach each other without success
Examples of telephone tag in a sentence
We've been playing telephone tag—she's always out when I call, and vice versa.
First Known Use of telephone tag
TELEPHONE TAG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of telephone tag for English Language Learners
: a situation in which two people keep trying to call each other on the telephone but are unable to reach each other
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