Pronunciation: (pûr'sun-tu-pûr'sun),[key] —adj. 1. (of a long-distance telephone call) chargeable only upon speaking with a specified person at the number called: a person-to-person call to her brother in California. Cf. station-to-station. 2. involving personal or intimate contact between persons: person-to-person diplomacy; a disease contracted through person-to-person contacts.
—adv. 1. (in making a long-distance telephone call) to a specified person: I telephoned him person-to-person. Cf. station-to-station. 2. face-to-face; in person: They interviewed her person-to-person.