cablegram

noun
ca·​ble·​gram | \ ˈkā-bəl-ˌgram How to pronounce cablegram (audio) \

Definition of cablegram

: a message sent by a submarine telegraph cable

First Known Use of cablegram

1867, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cablegram

Time Traveler for cablegram

Time Traveler

The first known use of cablegram was in 1867

See more words from the same year

Statistics for cablegram

Cite this Entry

“Cablegram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cablegram. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on cablegram

Nglish: Translation of cablegram for Spanish Speakers

Comments on cablegram

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!