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stenographer

noun ste·nog·ra·pher \stə-ˈnä-grə-fər\

: a person whose job is to write down the words that someone says by using a special type of writing (called shorthand)

Full Definition of STENOGRAPHER

1
:  a writer of shorthand
2
:  a person employed chiefly to take and transcribe dictation
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First Known Use of STENOGRAPHER

1809

Other Job Terms

factotum, milliner, ostler, scrivener, tinker, webster, wordsmith

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