verb (used with or without object), tel·e·grammed, tel·e·gram·ming.
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OTHER WORDS FROM telegramtel·e·gram·mic, tel·e·gram·ma·tic [tel-i-gruh-mat-ik], /ˌtɛl ɪ grəˈmæt ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for telegram
Inquiries will be accepted only via Western Union telegram or rotary phone.
I sent a telegram to the Rabbi in Damascus asking if he needed religious books and prepaid [for his response].
Almost “magically,” he soon received a telegram from Hollywood urging him to reconsider.‘The Counselor’ & How Cormac McCarthy Beat the Hollywood Curse|Andrew Romano|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His voice is high-pitched, yet wields the power to cut right through a room of telegram operators.Is Steven Spielberg’s Historical Epic, ‘Lincoln,’ Really That Great? |Marlow Stern|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One morning, there arrived a letter for me from Alan—a remarkable thing of itself, neither a postcard nor a telegram.
Twice he made the blundering maid repeat the telegram, and finally exhausted with the mental effort, dropped into unconsciousness.The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp|Katherine Stokes
They carried him back to the dressing-station one day and sent home a telegram saying that he was wounded in the face.God's Green Country|Ethel M. Chapman
When he received the telegram in reply he knew it granted what he had asked.
"We've just had a wire from Mr. O'Hanlon," he cried excitedly, handing me a telegram.The Social Gangster|Arthur B. Reeve
He held out beneath her eyes the telegram he had received that morning.The Vultures|Henry Seton Merriman