Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Telephone


  1. An instrument for reproducing sounds, especially articulate speech, at a distance.
  2. To convey or announce by telephone.

Telephone Quotations

I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
William F. Buckley, Jr.

The most compelling reason for most people to buy a computer for the home will be to link it to a nationwide communications network. We're just in the beginning stages of what will be a truly remarkable breakthrough for most people - as remarkable as the telephone.
Steve Jobs

Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.
Ogden Nash

People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.
Chuck Palahniuk

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Ambrose Bierce
More "Telephone" Quotations

Telephone Translations

telephone in Afrikaans is skakel, telefoon
telephone in Danish is telefon
telephone in Dutch is opbellen, telefoneren
telephone in Finnish is puhelin
telephone in German is telefonieren, Telefon, Telephon, Telefon
telephone in Hungarian is telefon
telephone in Italian is telefono
telephone in Norwegian is telefon
telephone in Portuguese is telefone
telephone in Swedish is telefonera, telefon

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.