phoneward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

phone +‎ -ward

Adverb[edit]

phoneward (not comparable)

  1. (rare) Towards a telephone.
    • 1947, Lucile Foster Fargo, The library in the school
      The pet book produced, the librarian again starts phoneward, but is waylaid by the president of the student council.
    • 1974, Vladimir Nabokov, Look at the harlequins!
      In the meantime Ivor had already skated phoneward across the parquetry to hear what Nina Lecerf or some other neighbor wanted.
    • 1997, H. B. Gilmour, Cher and Cher alike
      "Dionne, one: I am seriously regretful over last night's lapse," I said, turning my head phoneward.