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Definition of "phone tag" [phone tag]

  • A situation in which two individuals attempting to contact each other by telephone repeatedly do not get a live person and instead trade messages, such as by voice mail. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "phone tag" in a sentence
  • "Neagley spent the first thirty minutes playing phone tag around Edwards Air Force Base, trying to get Diana Bond on the line before her cell coverage failed."