walkie-talkie

noun
walk·​ie-talk·​ie | \ ˌwȯ-kē-ˈtȯ-kē How to pronounce walkie-talkie (audio) , 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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of walkie-talkie was circa 1939

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“Walkie-talkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walkie-talkie. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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walkie-talkie

noun
How to pronounce walkie-talkie (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of walkie-talkie

: a small radio for receiving and sending messages

walkie-talkie

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

Kids Definition of walkie-talkie

: a small portable radio set for receiving and sending messages

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