Definition of teletyper in English:

teletyper

noun

  • An electrical device resembling and similar in operation to a typewriter, used for transmitting and receiving text-based messages to and from other such devices over a network or direct communication link and for printing received messages.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From teletype + -er.

Pronunciation

teletyper

/ˈtɛlɪtʌɪpə/