voicemailor less commonly
Definition of voice mail
1 : an electronic communication system in which spoken messages are recorded or digitized and stored for later playback to the intended recipient left a message in the company's voice mail —typically hyphenated in attributive use a voice-mail system
2a : messages received through a voice-mail system checking her voice mailb : a voice-mail message listening to a voice mail
Examples of voice mail in a Sentence
Just leave a message on my voice mail.
I left her a voice mail.
You have two new voice mails.
First Known Use of voice mail
VOICE MAIL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of voice mail for English Language Learners
: a system in which callers can leave recorded messages for you over the telephone; also : a message left using this system
VOICE MAIL Defined for Kids
Definition of voice mail for Students
: an electronic communication system in which spoken messages are recorded to be played back later
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