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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who transmits messages by an apparatus, system, or process for communication at a distance other than the ordinary ones of speech and letter writing

Usage examples (37)
  • But when we come to the case of the nervously broken-down school teacher, or the worn-out telegrapher, that is another matter.
  • Abel, the "telegrapher," a con man who develops a conscience.
  • “We had a telegrapher till last month,” Aurel said.
  • He was a telegrapher and later station agent for the RR. for more
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