Examples of scrivener
<the roomful of unsung scriveners that it takes to churn out a weekly sitcom>
<the details of the contract were worked out by a lawyer, I being involved with it merely as a scrivener>
Origin of scrivener
Middle English scriveiner, alteration of scrivein, from Anglo-French escrivein, from Vulgar Latin *scriban-, scriba, alteration of Latin scriba scribe
First Known Use: 14th century
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