walkie-talkie

noun

walk·​ie-talk·​ie ˌwȯ-kē-ˈtȯ-kē How to pronounce walkie-talkie (audio)
ˈwȯ-kē-ˌtȯ-
: a compact easily transportable battery-operated radio transmitting and receiving set

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of walkie-talkie was circa 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Walkie-talkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walkie-talkie. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

walkie-talkie

noun
walk·​ie-talk·​ie
ˌwȯ-kē-ˈtȯ-kē
: a small portable radio set for receiving and sending messages

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