touch-tone

adjective
\ˈtəch-ˈtōn, -ˌtōn\

Definition of touch-tone 

: of, relating to, or being a telephone having push buttons that produce tones corresponding to numbers

First Known Use of touch-tone

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for touch-tone

from Touch-Tone, a trademark

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touch-tone

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of touch-tone

: having numbered buttons that produce different sounds when they are pushed

touch-tone

adjective
\ˈtəch-ˈtōn\

Kids Definition of touch-tone

: relating to or being a telephone with push buttons that produce tones corresponding to the numbers

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