tel·​e·​mark·​ing ˈte-lə-ˌmär-kiŋ How to pronounce telemarking (audio)
: the act or sport of performing telemarks
telemarker noun

Examples of telemarking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Driver served as a U.S. Marine After his quick California stay, Driver returned to his parents' Mishawaka home, paying rent to live there and making a living by selling vacuums, in telemarking and mowing grass, the actor shared in a 2015 TED talk. The Indianapolis Star, 25 May 2023 Register with DMAchoice to get off of direct marketing and telemarking lists. David Nield, Wired, 7 Nov. 2019 In 2006, Estruth led a group called Common Sense Ohio, which used telemarking to poll voters about conservative issues. Jessie Balmert,, 9 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of telemarking was in 1905

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“Telemarking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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