nine one one

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: nine-one-one

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the telephone number used for emergency calls in the US.

Noun[edit]

nine one one (plural nine one ones)

  1. (US) An emergency call. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. (US) An emergency. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The formerly used synonym nine eleven is much less used since September 11, 2001.