Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “cell phone”

See all translations

cell phone

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈselfəʊn/ ( also cellular phone, cellphone,
 
 
)
US
a mobile phoneTelephone equipment
Translations of “cell phone”
in Korean 휴대 전화…
in Arabic هاتِف خليوي…
in Portuguese celular…
in Catalan (telèfon) mòbil…
in Japanese 携帯電話…
in Italian cellulare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行動電話,手機,手提電話…
in Russian мобильный телефон…
in Turkish cep telefonu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 移动电话,手机…
in Polish komórka, telefon komórkowy…
(Definition of cell phone from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “cell phone” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More