Definition of "telegrapher" [te•leg•ra•pher]

  • A telegraph operator, one who sent telegrams. (noun)

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Use "telegrapher" in a sentence
  • "Some of these have passed into the slang of the day, ` ` 73 '' being well known as a telegrapher's expression of compliments or good wishes, while ` ` 23 '' is an accident or death message, and has been given broader popular significance as a general synonym for ` ` hoodoo. ''"
  • "Some of these have passed into the slang of the day, "73" being well known as a telegrapher's expression of compliments or good wishes, while "23" is an accident or death message, and has been given broader popular significance as"
  • "But when we come to the case of the nervously broken-down school teacher, or the worn-out telegrapher, that is another matter."