cold callcold call
a telephone call or visit made to a prospective customer without a referral, without information sent in advance, etc.
A telephone call or visit made to someone who is not known or not expecting contact, often in order to sell something.
- cold-call, cold call
(plural cold calls)
(third-person singular simple present cold calls, present participle cold calling, simple past and past participle cold called)
- To call someone without preparation or referral.