walkie-talkie

noun walk·ie-talk·ie \ ˌwȯ-kē-ˈtȯ-kē , ˈwȯ-kē-ˌtȯ- \

Definition of walkie-talkie

: a compact easily transportable battery-operated radio transmitting and receiving set

First Known Use of walkie-talkie

circa 1939


WALKIE-TALKIE Defined for English Language Learners

walkie-talkie

noun

Definition of walkie-talkie for English Language Learners

  • : a small radio for receiving and sending messages


WALKIE-TALKIE Defined for Kids

walkie-talkie

noun walk·ie-talk·ie \ ˌwȯ-kē-ˈtȯ-kē \

Definition of walkie-talkie for Students

: a small portable radio set for receiving and sending messages

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