reminder or mobile phone call that acts as a reminder.
The intention of the caller is to remind the receiver of some particular event or task. Generally, the receiver would have made the request for a 'missed call'.
This term originated in India after the mobile boom. The caller identification is a default feature in most of the mobile phones; hence this peculiar use.
Oh! Geeta just gave me a missed call; I was supposed to ring cable operator.
Quite simply, call then drop - usually used as a reminder or so that someone can save your number. A call drop is a "missed call"; it is not a call which has been lifted.
"Yo Dave! What's your numbaaa? "
"give me yours and I'll calldrop ya!"
'You have 1 missed call from 07..'
A call to a cellular phone that was not answered, where the caller leaves no message.
The called is expected to return the phone call.
See Phone Tag.
"Ooooh, I have a missed call... I'd better call them back!"
When you call someone but you hang up after 1 ring. The person you called gets a message saying that they had a missed call and then they're meant to ring you back or if you planned to get a drop call realise what it means. Another word for drop call is one bell and missedcall
Boy 1: I wanna speak to boy 3 but I aint got any credit
Boy 2: Drop call him and im sure he'll call you back.
Girl 1: Drop call me when you've finished shopping and meet me outside the shopping centre.
Girl 2: K, that'll be about 1.
A type of mobile phone missed call where the caller deliberately cancels a call after it has started ringing but before the recipient can answer. An act designed to encourage the recipient to phone the caller back, thereby making the original recipient pay for the call.
Recipient: Did you just drop call me?
Original caller: Yeah, sorry, I've got hardly any credit.
|6.||Pocket phone call|
Getting a call from somebody's pocket, and you hear the phone moving around in the pocket.
You call your friend back because you have a missed call from them. You soon learn it was just a Pocket phone call.
"Hey did you call me?"
No, sorry that was my pocket
"Can I talk to your pocket?"
(v.) ab-muk – to advise by missed call
abmc (n.) – advice by missed call
abmcked – past tense; been advised by missed call
abmcking – present continuous; advising by missed call
When a phonecall is used to indicate an agreed arrangement, but the call doesn't need to be answered.
"Trying to find a park... will abmc when Im inside."