au·​to·​graphed ˈȯ-tə-ˌgraft How to pronounce autographed (audio)
: having a person's handwritten signature : having an autograph
an autographed picture
The walls are lined with books, awards and autographed photos and letters from the famous and esteemed people King has met over the years.Thomas J. Meyer

Examples of autographed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among them were seven trading cards, most of them autographed, listed for more than $10,000. Caitlin Clark, USA TODAY, 14 Apr. 2024 Roman was persuaded to surrender the potentially lucrative piece of memorabilia for an autographed bat, an autographed ball and two autographed caps. Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times, 5 Apr. 2024 African American Family Book Expo & Read In This 8th annual event hosted by Detroit Book City Bookstore will showcase more than 30 Black, independent authors of adult and children’s books and autographed copies can be purchased. Brendel Hightower, Detroit Free Press, 15 Feb. 2024 Lee’s home run ball found a friendly landing spot with a family of three from the Bay Area, who traded the souvenir for three autographed baseballs and a hat. Evan Webeck, The Mercury News, 31 Mar. 2024 After paying the initial $200 entry fee, then waiting in line for up to six hours to meet the more in-demand personalities — like five-season Dallas star (and six-season Elvis wife) Priscilla Presley — an autographed photo will cost you an additional $60. Michael Callahan, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 Mar. 2024 Last year, an autographed Bowman chrome refractor card of Ohtani in his 2018 rookie year fetched $184,000. Samantha Masunaga, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024 Garvey, the former Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres first baseman and National League most valuable player in 1974, has played the baseball card to the hilt, even passing out autographed horsehides at many campaign stops. Thomas Elias, The Mercury News, 9 Mar. 2024 While his father is on the road for tour, Adonis pulled up to the Scotiabank Arena’s visiting locker room on Sunday (March 3) to spend some time with Hornets star LaMelo Ball, who gifted the 6-year-old an autographed jersey. Michael Saponara, Billboard, 4 Mar. 2024

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Word History


from past participle of autograph entry 3

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of autographed was in 1817

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“Autographed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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