telegraphic

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

tele·graph·ic

adjective \ˌte-lə-ˈgra-fik\

Definition of TELEGRAPHIC

1
:  of or relating to the telegraph
2
:  concise, terse
tele·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of TELEGRAPHIC

  1. <when dealing with her staff, she communicated mostly in telegraphic sentences and meaningful looks>

First Known Use of TELEGRAPHIC

1794

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