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cold call

noun
1.
a visit or telephone call to a prospective customer without an appointment or a previous introduction.
Origin of cold call
1980-1985
1980-85
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  • While you are showing him what good he did for you, if he is wet and cold call him near the stove and dry him.

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British Dictionary definitions for cold call

cold call

noun
1.
a call made by a salesman on a potential customer without making an appointment
verb
2.
to call on (a potential customer) without making an appointment
Derived Forms
cold caller, noun
cold calling, noun
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