American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to telephones.
- adj. Transmitted or conveyed by telephone.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or relating to the telephone; communicated by the telephone: as, a telephonic communication.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or transmitted by telephony.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Conveying sound to a great distance.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the telephone; by the telephone.
- adj. of or relating to telephony
- telephone + -ic. (Wiktionary)
“Look at Giuliani's performance at a hastily called telephonic press conference to attack Daniel Kurtzer, a highly respected former United States Ambassador to both Egypt (appointed by Bill Clinton) and Israel (appointed by George W. Bush), who visited Syria as a member of an American Bar Association delegation.”
“In the room where we sat was a kind of telephonic tube, through which, at intervals, a voice spoke to me.”
“Ooo and to Lisa - well done on taking that job as I remember talking to a 'telephonic' nurse many years ago [I'd never heard of such a thing before] It was a great relief at the time, a simply marvelous vocation.”
“The office of Congresswoman Giffords has publicized the event in advance, including by e-mail and telephonic announcements.”
“By the time I noticed that I'd taken a seat opposite a young man having some kind of telephonic breakdown, it would have been rude to get up and walk away, so I just listened.”
“We are an interpretation company currently looking for speakers of Triqui and Mam for our telephonic interpretation (www. lle-inc.com).”
“I would be happy to contact them and provide all the information regarding the over-the-phone telephonic interpreting and the compensation.”
“On the bus to work today my mobile telephonic device, having earlier told me how long I would have to wait for said bus, was playing me some of my favourite music and telling me the latest sports news and I thought to myself: how utterly marvellous.”
“Mr. Gupta allegedly called Mr. Rajaratnam within 23 seconds of a telephonic board meeting on Goldman's fourth-quarter 2008 results, the SEC said.”
“Meanwhile, ESPN found itself in the uncomfortable situation of having "Monday Night Football" broadcaster Mike Tirico -- who was once suspended by the network for (wait for it!) sexual harassment -- recap Favre's telephonic exhibitionism before the Vikings-Jets game.”
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