noun tele·graph·ese \ˌte-lə-gra-ˈfēz, -ˈfēs\

Definition of TELEGRAPHESE

:  language characterized by the terseness and ellipses that are common in telegrams

First Known Use of TELEGRAPHESE



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July 06, 2015
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