Definitions for "Telegraphic speech"
speech of 1 to 2-year-olds in which two or more meaningful words are put together to form brief sentences.
speech marked by reliance on nouns and verbs, while omitting other parts of speech, including articles and prepositions. (330)
The tendency for children to speak using rudimentary sentences that are missing words and grammatical markings but follow a logical syntax. go to glossary index