Definition of telemessage in English:



  • A message sent by telephone or telex and delivered in written form, which replaced the telegram for inland messages in the UK in 1981.

    • ‘Allowances are also provided for ‘telemessages’ which replaced the old telegram system.’
    • ‘Her birthday brought her a third telemessage from the Queen.’
    • ‘I can't honestly say that I would have considered use of telemessages prior to our emails.’
    • ‘The equipment is arranged to print out the telemessages on a printout medium.’
    • ‘The Royal Household took the opportunity presented by the changed format to create a special card in which the telemessage would be inserted.’