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telephonist in Telephone, telegraph topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtelephonistte‧leph‧o‧nist /tɪˈlefənɪst/ noun [countable]  British EnglishTCT someone whose job is to connect telephone calls to people in a large organization
Examples from the Corpus
telephonistThe hospital telephonist eventually gets hold of the surgical registrar.Another may want to train each and every one of its telephonists in a different language!A row of tiny feeding fish hug the rock surface like hunched-over telephonists.Firstly the telephonist denied the existence of anyone of the name of Azadi.He freely gives time for the dying wife, the injured mechanic, the traumatized telephonist.