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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who helps callers get the person they are calling.

Usage examples (37)
  • Ready from Day One to be a late night telephonist?
  • S.O.S. sentry or the telephonist at the battery, we get the order
  • The doctor toddled off, and I got the telephonist to ring through to the colonel.
  • And you had to use a real live telephonist in the hotel to connect you before you could speak... for more
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