follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

toll call

noun
1.
any telephone call involving a higher base rate than that fixed for a local message.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for toll-call

toll call

noun
1.
(Brit, obsolete) a short-distance trunk call
2.
(US) a long-distance telephone call at a rate higher than that for a local call
3.
(NZ) a telephone call beyond a free-dialling area for which a charge is made
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for toll call

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for toll

4
6
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with toll-call

Nearby words for toll-call