text message

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noun

an electronic message sent over a cellular network from one cell phone to another by typing words, often in shortened form, as “l8t” for “late,” on the phone's numeric or QWERTY keypad.

Nearby words

  1. text,
  2. text blindness,
  3. text edition,
  4. text editor,
  5. text hand,
  6. text messaging,
  7. text processing,
  8. textbook,
  9. textbookish,
  10. texter


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British Dictionary definitions for text message

text message

noun

a written message sent by means of a mobile phone
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