noun ca·blese \¦kābə¦lēz, -ēs\

Definition of cablese



  1. :  the language of a cablegram or language resembling that of a cablegram characterized by the omission of connectives and by the use of special combinations, abbreviations, and code symbols in my memorandum book wrote a reminder in cablese, “Uplook kids” — W. L. White

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Origin and Etymology of cablese

1cable + -ese

First Known Use: 1938

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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