hotline Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “hotline” in the English Dictionary

"hotline" in British English

See all translations

hotlinenoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɒt.laɪn/  us   /ˈhɑːt-/
a ​specialdirectphoneconnection for ​emergencies: A ​national hotline has been set up for ​studentssuffering from ​stress.
(Definition of hotline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hotline" in American English

See all translations

hotlinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑtˌlɑɪn/
a ​specialtelephonenumber for ​emergencies or for a ​particularservice: a hotline for ​complaints
(Definition of hotline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hotline" in Business English

See all translations

hotlinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈhɒtlaɪn/ COMMUNICATIONS
a ​specialdirecttelephoneline that ​people can use for ​emergencies, or to get ​information: The hotline that took ​consumercomplaints was ​replaced with a ​recordedservice.a ticket/order/booking hotline Call our ​freeticket hotline now to ​reserve your ​place.
(Definition of hotline from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hotline?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

golden

made of gold

Word of the Day