Definition of car phone in English:

car phone


  • A mobile phone designed for use in a motor vehicle.

    • ‘In 1925, Germany saw the first demonstration of a car phone.’
    • ‘That's when I began hitting him about the head and shoulders with the car phone…’
    • ‘The car console combines the car phone and stereo with diagnostic, traffic and navigation data, and even location-based services such as hotel details or reservations.’
    • ‘I remember paying more than $1, 000 for a car phone.’
    • ‘You don't want your spouse on the road without a car phone, because it's a rough world out there.’
    • ‘I picked up the car phone and dialed them up and after a couple of rings someone finally picked it up.’
    • ‘The car phone rang, and he pressed the answer button on the car's dashboard.’
    • ‘She called 911 from her car phone, but operators struggled to figure out where she was located as they listened to the attack occur.’
    • ‘‘I'm sorry, Paulie,’ Christopher mumbles into his car phone.’
    • ‘As her car headed up a long incline, Sara picked up her car phone and dialed Michael's number.’
    • ‘The user enjoys all the benefits of a car phone with external GSM antenna, excellent audio quality in hands-free mode, and comfortable operation tailored to the needs of the driver.’
    • ‘Alan was the only person in the area who had a car phone.’
    • ‘On the way he spent much of the time on his car phone, being briefed about the growing panic.’
    • ‘For the utmost in winter car safety you may wish to purchase a car phone to make keeping in touch easier.’
    • ‘Don't use your car phone while parking your car.’
    • ‘Jerry's car is stolen; when he calls his car phone, he winds up in a conversation with the thief.’
    • ‘Once they got in, Wesley reached out for the car phone and dialed the number of St. John School.’
    • ‘They say that the car phone has become a feature of modern society that is here to stay and what we have to do is to ensure that they are used with safety in mind rather than not at all.’
    • ‘Even a scene in which Erin learns over her car phone that her infant daughter has spoken her first word invites us to marvel at her compassion.’
    • ‘Paya was just a few seconds down the road when she got a call on her car phone.’
    telephone, mobile phone, mobile, cell phone, radio-telephone, cordless phone, videophone, extension
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car phone

/ˈkär ˌfōn//ˈkɑr ˌfoʊn/