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phone phreak

noun
1.
a person who uses computers or other electronic devices to place long-distance telephone calls without paying toll charges.
Also called phreak.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80
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phone phreak

noun phrase

A computer hacker who illegally enters the telephone system for fun and profit: Mit-nick also became a skilled ''phone phreak'' who was able to manipulate the telephone system to pull pranks on friends and enemies (1972+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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