wireless telephone

noun
plural wireless telephones

Definition of wireless telephone

: a telephone using radio waves for wireless transmission: such as
a : cell phone At least one of the participants chose to talk on a cellular phone—proving, perhaps, that many Americans are not aware of how leaky wireless telephones can be.— Vivienne Walt

Examples of wireless telephone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And the card also earns 2% cash back at US restaurants, US gas stations and on wireless telephone services purchased directly from US service providers, as well as 1% cash back on all other purchases. Jennifer Yellin, CNN Underscored, "Make sure you have the best credit card for your holiday shopping at Amazon," 23 Dec. 2020 And the card also earns 2% cash back at US restaurants, US gas stations and on wireless telephone services purchased directly from US service providers, as well as 1% cash back on all other purchases. Jennifer Yellin, CNN Underscored, "Make sure you have the best credit card for your holiday shopping at Amazon," 23 Dec. 2020 And the card also earns 2% cash back at US restaurants, US gas stations and on wireless telephone services purchased directly from US service providers, as well as 1% cash back on all other purchases. Jennifer Yellin, CNN Underscored, "Make sure you have the best credit card for your holiday shopping at Amazon," 8 Dec. 2020 Now through December 2020, cardholders can receive up to $320 in statement credits on streaming and wireless telephone services (up to $20 per month), too. Eric Rosen, Condé Nast Traveler, "These 7 Hotel Credit Cards Give You Elite Status Just for Signing Up," 28 Sep. 2020 And the card also earns 2% cash back at US restaurants, US gas stations and on wireless telephone services purchased directly from US service providers, as well as 1% cash back on all other purchases. Jennifer Yellin, CNN Underscored, "Are you using the best credit card when you shop at Amazon?," 25 Aug. 2020 Business Platinum Card Members will receive up to $320 in statement credits on wireless telephone services purchased directly from U.S. service providers and U.S. purchases for shipping (up to $20 per month on each, from May through December 2020). Paul Brady, Travel + Leisure, "All the New American Express Rewards Coming to Cardholders Who Can't Travel," 2 May 2020 Other categories that scored a 73 in customer satisfaction include the U.S. Postal Service, wireless telephone services, the health-insurance industry and internet social media, all of which drew their fair share of groans. Kate Silver, chicagotribune.com, "Airline customer satisfaction is higher than you might think, a survey indicates," 7 May 2018 Between 2013 and 2016 overall consumer prices in America rose by 4.5%; prices for wireless telephone services decreased by 8%. The Economist, "T-Mobile and Sprint plan to combine," 5 May 2018

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First Known Use of wireless telephone

1894, in the meaning defined above

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14 Jan 2021

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“Wireless telephone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wireless%20telephone. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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