Definition of radio-telegraphist in US English:

radio-telegraphist

noun

  • An operator of radio-telegraphic equipment.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Ambrose Fleming (1849–1945), electrical engineer and university teacher. From radio- + telegraphist, after radio-telegraphy.

Pronunciation

radio-telegraphist

/ˌreɪdɪəʊtɪˈlɛɡrəfɪst/