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- n. The terse, abbreviated writing style used in telegraph messages.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. language characterized by terseness and ellipsis as in telegrams.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A very terse style, such as that in which telegrams are commonly written; a style marked by very short sentences.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. language characterized by terseness and ellipsis as in telegrams
telegraph + -ese (Wiktionary)