noun vid·eo·tex \ˈvi-dē-ō-ˌteks\
variants: or less commonly


play \ˈvi-dē-ō-ˌtekst\

Definition of videotex

  1. :  an electronic data retrieval system in which usually textual information is transmitted via telephone or cable-television lines and displayed on a television set or video display terminal; especially :  such a system that is interactive — compare teletext

Origin and Etymology of videotex

2video + -tex (alteration of text)

First Known Use: 1977

Learn More about videotex

Seen and Heard

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