Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

telecast

play
verb tele·cast \ˈte-li-ˌkast\

Simple Definition of telecast

  • : to broadcast (a program) by television

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of telecast

telecast

also

telecasted

telecasting

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to broadcast by television

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to broadcast a television program

telecast

noun

telecaster

noun

Origin and Etymology of telecast

tele- + broadcast


First Known Use: 1937


Learn More about telecast


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up telecast? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

acommodate accomodate accommodate acommadate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ