Definition of picture message in US English:

picture message

noun

  • 1An image or symbol used to convey an idea, meaning, etc.

  • 2An image which is transmitted electronically, especially (in later use) from one mobile phone to another.

Origin

Early 20th century. From picture + message. Compare text message.

Pronunciation

picture message

/ˈpɪktʃə ˌmɛsɪdʒ/