/ˈpɒkət-daɪəl/ (say 'pokuht-duyuhl)

verb (i) (pocket-dialled or, especially US, pocket-dialed, pocket-dialling or, especially US, pocket-dialing)
to make an unintended call from a mobile phone by accidentally activating the speed-dial function while the phone is in one's pocket, as by sitting down, bumping into something, etc.
pocket-dialling, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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