walkie–talkie

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

Definition of walkie–talkie

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

Circa 1939

First Known Use of walkie–talkie

circa 1939


WALKIE–TALKIE Defined for English Language Learners

walkie–talkie

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

Definition of walkie–talkie for English Language Learners

  • : a small radio for receiving and sending messages


WALKIE–TALKIE Defined for Kids

walkie–talkie

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noun walk·ie–talk·ie \ˌwȯ-kē-ˈtȯ-kē\

Definition of walkie–talkie for Students

  1. :  a small portable radio set for receiving and sending messages


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