Definition of -graphy

1 : writing or representation in a (specified) manner or by a (specified) means or of a (specified) object stenography photography
2 : writing on a (specified) subject or in a (specified) field hagiography

History and Etymology for -graphy

Latin -graphia, from Greek, from graphein

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“-graphy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of -graphy

: a way of writing or showing something


noun suffix
-g·​ra·​phy | \ grə-fē \
plural -graphies

Kids Definition of -graphy

: writing or picturing in a special way, by a special means, or of a special thing photography

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