A handset that connects to the telephone network without using wires. This could refer to a cordless phone that's linked to a landline, a mobile phone connected to a mobile network or even a phone connected wirelessly to the internet.
any phone that transmits signals through the air without a physical connection. Examples include: cellular phones, mobile phones, and handhelds.
a mobile communications system that uses a combination of radio wave transmission and conventional telephone switching to permit telephone communication to and from mobile users within a specified area