When you send someone a message using a wire service, this is an example of a situation where you telegraph the person.
When you frown to signify disapproval, this is an example of a situation where you telegraph your disapproval.
By massing troops on the border, the enemy telegraphed its intended invasion to the target country.
A system that sends messages via wire, computer and satellites is an example of a telegraph.
Telegraphed her derision with a smirk.
Origin of telegraph
- From French télégraphe.