Wireless - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwaɪərləs|  American pronunciation of the word wireless
Brit.  |ˈwʌɪəlɪs|  British pronunciation of the word wireless


- medium for communication (syn: radio, radiocommunication)
- transmission by radio waves
- an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals (syn: radio, tuner)
- a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves (syn: radio)


- having no wires


The video game console comes with wireless controllers.

The café offers free wireless Internet access.

She listened to the wireless every Monday night.

The message came over the wireless loud and clear.

...as he has for decades, he gets most of his gen from the BBC over the wireless...

the innate problems of wireless communication

I shouted to him to ditch heavy wireless set and save himself.

Ships usually talk to each other by wireless.

the national rollout of a new wireless service

Word forms

singular: wireless
plural: wirelesses
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