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English definition of “mobile phone”

mobile phone

noun [C] uk   mainly UK (US usually cell phone) us  
A1 a phone that is connected to the phone system by radio instead of by a wire, and can be used anywhere its signals can be receivedTelephone equipment
(Definition of mobile phone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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