a device, as in a telephone, that converts changes in an electric current into sound.
- Telephone selling
noun 1. another name for telesales
- Telephone solicitor
noun a person who tries to sell things via telephone calls; telemarketer Word Origin 1904
noun 1. repeated unsuccessful attempts by two persons to connect with one another by telephone. telegraph
adjective 1. of, relating to, or happening by means of a telephone system. 2. carrying sound to a distance by artificial means.