Definition of teletypewriter in English:

teletypewriter

noun

US
  • A teleprinter.

    • ‘Field telephones and teleprinters (teletypewriters), using land lines or temporary wire, were also used extensively, especially in the rear areas.’
    • ‘Many of those machines had only a few kilobytes of memory; disk storage was equally scant; the standard means of communicating with the computer was a hard-copy teletypewriter or a text-only video terminal.’
    • ‘Matt loved the potable teletypewriter he'd found online.’
    • ‘The invention of the teletypewriter and its development of the teleprinter, linked to the telegraph system, added a further dimension to communications.’
    • ‘Known as teletypewriter, or telecommunications device for the Deaf in the US, this technology allowed Deaf people to communicate with each other by connecting such devices to the phone network.’

Pronunciation:

teletypewriter

/ˌteləˈtīpˌrīdər/