Synonyms of phone in English:


See definition of phone


1‘she spent hours on the phone’


telephone, mobile phone, mobile, cell phone, car phone, radio-telephone, cordless phone, videophone, extension

North American speakerphone

British informal blower

British rhyming slang dog and bone

2‘pick up the phone and dial 999’


handset, earpiece, receiver

Variant spelling telephone

3‘give me a phone sometime’


phone call, telephone call, call, ring

informal buzz

British informal tinkle, bell


1‘maybe I should phone the police’


telephone, call, call up, give someone a call, give someone a ring, ring, ring up, get someone on the phone, get on the phone to, get, reach, dial, make/place a call, make a call to, place a call to

informal buzz, give someone a buzz

British informal bell, give someone a bell, give someone a tinkle, get on the blower to

North American informal get someone on the horn