Definition of ringtone noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ringtone

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈrɪŋtəʊn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪŋtoʊn//
 
 
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the sound a telephone makes when somebody is calling you. Ringtones are often short tunes, and the word is especially used to refer to the different sounds mobile/cell phones make when they ring. Now you can request all your favourite songs to be converted into a mobile ringtone! Have you ever thought about changing the ringtones in your cell phone? If not, now is the time to start!
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ringtone