pocket-dial - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive]  /ˈpɒkɪt ˌdaɪəl/
present tense
I/you/we/theypocket-dial
he/she/itpocket-dials
present participlepocket-dialling
past tensepocket-dialled
past participlepocket-dialled
present tense
I/you/we/theypocket-dial
he/she/itpocket-calls
present participlepocket-calling
past tensepocket-called
past participlepocket-called

or pocket-call  /ˈpɒkɪt ˌkɔːl/

  1. to call someone accidentally by pressing their number when your phone is in your pocket or bag

    Tom pocket-called me three times yesterday.

    When you receive a message, it unlocks the phone, allowing you to pocket-dial someone very easily.

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