American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A message consisting of words that are typed or entered on a keypad and sent electronically to a cell phone, especially from another cell phone.
“But instead, the name that flashed on my incoming text message was DETECTIVE RICHARD COLE.”
“In 2008 Sir Alex Ferguson fined Cristiano Ronaldo £8,000 for sending a text message during training, while this photograph goes some way towards explaining why the former Vietnam defender, Tran Hai Lam, was fined for this "uncultured deed".”
“IT’S GOOD FOR PLEASURE A Saturday trip to the car wash and farmer’s market could turn into an early evening date night or pawned-off-theater-ticket moment with a simple text message or tweet.”
“Later, Mr. Jean read a text message he had received from Haiti's president; then, to spur the crowd's generosity, he performed an impromptu freestyle rap, rhyming "I'm insane" with "drinkin' champagne," as well as his solo from Shakira's song, "Hips Don't Lie.”
“After bedtime prayers I flopped into bed, still feeling kind of down, till my cell phone chirped with a text message from Manuel: Feliz Navidad!”
“The illuminated screen revealed a short text message from Danny Bristow:”
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Names of printed materials meant to be read - for worship, pleasure, information, recitation; out of curiosity, or, in the case of adverts, to get our attention and sway our spending choices.
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