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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From walking +‎ talking.

NounEdit

walkie-talkie (plural walkie-talkies)

 
walkie-talkie
  1. A portable, bi-directional radio transceiver, usually as a pair.
    • 2009, L. K. Bandyopadhyay, ‎S. K. Chaulya, ‎P. K. Mishra, Wireless Communication in Underground Mines: RFID-based Sensor Networking, Springer, →ISBN
      A walkie-talkie is a handheld, portable, two-way radio transceiver. It includes a half-duplex channel (only one radio transmits at a time, though any number can listen) and a push-to-talk switch that starts transmission.
  2. (rare) A walk and talk.
    • 1947, Nero Wolfe, Too Many Women: A Nero Wolfe Novel:
      It could be that her walkie-talkie with Naylor had concerned a private matter not connected with what was about to happen to him, ...
    • 1993, B. Kaye Olson, Energy Secrets for Tired Mothers on the Run, Health Communications, →ISBN, page 153:
      Go on a walkie-talkie. Everyone goes on a 15-minute brisk walk and talks about their day.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English walkie-talkie, from walk and talk.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɔːrkitɔːrki/, [ˌwɒːɡ̊iˈtˢɒːɡ̊i]

NounEdit

walkie-talkie c (singular definite walkie-talkien, plural indefinite walkie-talkier)

  1. walkie-talkie

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NounEdit

walkie-talkie m (plural [please provide])

  1. walkie-talkie

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NounEdit

walkie-talkie m (plural walkie-talkies)

  1. walkie-talkie (portable communication radio)