from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The business or practice of marketing goods or services by telephone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The business of selling products or services by making unsolicited telephone calls to potential customers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion; calling potential customers by telephone for the purpose of selling something; -- applied especially to calls made to persons who have not previously contacted the seller.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the use of the telephone as an interactive medium for promotion and sales
Blend of telephone and marketing (Wiktionary)