Definition of Yellow Pages™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Yellow Pages™

BrE BrE//ˌjeləʊ ˈpeɪdʒɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjeloʊ peɪdʒɪz//
(British English) (North American English yellow pages) [plural] Phone services
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a book with yellow pages that gives a list of companies and organizations and their telephone numbers, arranged according to the type of services they offer If you need a plumber look in the Yellow Pages. See related entries: Phone services Culture There are different versions of the Yellow Pages for each area of the country. In Britain the company that publishes the Yellow Pages, Yell Limited, also provides business telephone numbers and addresses through its Yell website. In the US, the same company publishes the Yellow Book™, a popular type of Yellow Pages, and operates an Internet service by the same name. A well-known advertisement for the Yellow Pages used the phrase 'Let your fingers do the walking'.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Yellow Pages™