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phone-in

n
(Broadcasting)
a. a radio or television programme in which listeners' or viewers' questions, comments, etc, are telephoned to the studio and broadcast live
b. (as modifier): a phone-in discussion.
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phone′-in`


n., adj.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phone-in - a program in which the audience participates by telephone
chat show, talk show - a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience; "in England they call a talk show a chat show"
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