trunk call


Definition of trunk call

British, old-fashioned

  1. :  a long-distance telephone call for which the caller must pay an extra amount of money

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the main stem of a tree apart from limbs and roots —called also bole

    :  the human or animal body apart from the head and appendages :  torso

    :  the thorax of an insect

  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling

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