Definitions

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  • n. An automated telemarketing phone call that uses both an autodialer and a recorded message.
  • v. To make robocalls.

Etymologies

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1998, robo- +‎ call.

Examples

Comments

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  • "An automated phone call that plays a recorded message." --Word Spy

    January 29, 2010

  • This robocall has John McCain in hot water right now:

    October 20, 2008