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telephone tag

noun
1.
repeated unsuccessful attempts by two persons to connect with one another by telephone.
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telegraph

verb

To signal one's intentions, often inadvertently: The tone of her voice telegraphed it (1925+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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