Definition of telecast
: to broadcast by television
: to broadcast a television program
Recent Examples of telecast from the Web
The Creative Arts Emmy Awards will be telecast at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 on FXX.
Because of the time difference, the fight will be telecast in the U.S. at 9 p.m. ET from Brisbane.
The two-hour card from the UNOH Fanzone will be telecast live on NBC Sports Network.
The meet is being telecast live on NBC and streamed on the NBC Gold subscription service.
The final will be telecast across Europe at 3 p.m. ET.
The game – matching teams that have combined to win 36 of 39 – will be telecast nationally by CBS.
Last year, NBC and Univision declined to telecast the Miss Universe pageant.
And that same day, a New York City station telecast the first legal TV commercial.
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Origin and Etymology of telecast
tele- + broadcast
First Known Use: 1937See Words from the same year
TELECAST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of telecast for English Language Learners
: to broadcast (a program) by television
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