Definition of Switchboard operator

1. Noun. Someone who helps callers get the person they are calling.

Exact synonyms: Telephone Operator, Telephonist
Generic synonyms: Manipulator, Operator
Derivative terms: Telephony



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Switchboard Operator

switch over
switch pitcher
switch pitchers
switchability
switchable
switcharoo
switcharoos
switchback
switchbacked
switchbacking
switchbacks
switchblade
switchblade knife
switchblades
switchboard
switchboard operator (current term)
switchboarding
switchboards
switched
switchel
switchels
switcher
switcheroo
switcheroos
switchers
switches
switchgear
switchgirl
switchgirls

Literary usage of Switchboard operator

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Office Administration by John William Schulze (1919)
"The proper form for the switchboard operator in answering the telephone is to ... When a switchboard operator answers a call by saying "Hello," the person ..."

2. Military Signal Corps Manual by James Andrew White (1918)
"Corporal, switchboard operator. 2. Private, first class, lineman. 3. Private, lineman. 4. ... Corporal, switchboard operator, in charge. 11. ..."

3. The Telephone and Telephone Exchanges: Their Invention and Development by John E. Kingsbury (1915)
"Mr. SCRIBNER : It requires a good multiple switchboard operator. I do not think it would require an expert. I have myself sat with a head telephone upon my ..."

4. The Turnover of Factory Labor by Sumner Huber Slichter (1919)
"switchboard operator, whose duty it is to furnish regular relief days once a ... This inspector may be a graduate switchboard operator or a man who may have ..."

5. The Turnover of Factory Labor by Sumner Huber Slichter (1919)
"switchboard operator, whose duty it is to furnish regular relief days once a ... This inspector may be a graduate switchboard operator or a man who may have ..."

6. Commission Leaflets by Legal dept, American Telephone and Telegraph Company (1922)
"Class of Service Cordless Switchboard: Automatic Manual Minimum equipment (switchboard, operator's set, 1 trunk and 2 stations) $15 50 Maximum equipment (3 ..."

7. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... marine 447 4751 Dispatcher, service or work 272 6932 Load dispatcher 410 6932 Auxiliary-equipment operator 410 6932 Feeder-switchboard operator 410 6932 ..."

8. Office Administration by John William Schulze (1919)
"The proper form for the switchboard operator in answering the telephone is to ... When a switchboard operator answers a call by saying "Hello," the person ..."

9. Military Signal Corps Manual by James Andrew White (1918)
"Corporal, switchboard operator. 2. Private, first class, lineman. 3. Private, lineman. 4. ... Corporal, switchboard operator, in charge. 11. ..."

10. The Telephone and Telephone Exchanges: Their Invention and Development by John E. Kingsbury (1915)
"Mr. SCRIBNER : It requires a good multiple switchboard operator. I do not think it would require an expert. I have myself sat with a head telephone upon my ..."

11. The Turnover of Factory Labor by Sumner Huber Slichter (1919)
"switchboard operator, whose duty it is to furnish regular relief days once a ... This inspector may be a graduate switchboard operator or a man who may have ..."

12. The Turnover of Factory Labor by Sumner Huber Slichter (1919)
"switchboard operator, whose duty it is to furnish regular relief days once a ... This inspector may be a graduate switchboard operator or a man who may have ..."

13. Commission Leaflets by Legal dept, American Telephone and Telegraph Company (1922)
"Class of Service Cordless Switchboard: Automatic Manual Minimum equipment (switchboard, operator's set, 1 trunk and 2 stations) $15 50 Maximum equipment (3 ..."

14. Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1994-1995 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... marine 447 4751 Dispatcher, service or work 272 6932 Load dispatcher 410 6932 Auxiliary-equipment operator 410 6932 Feeder-switchboard operator 410 6932 ..."

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