cal·​lig·​ra·​phist kə-ˈli-grə-fist How to pronounce calligraphist (audio)

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Visit the Erdenesiin Khuree Mongolian Calligraphy Center in Karakorum to learn from master calligraphist Tamir Samandbadraa Purev about this important cultural heritage. Breanna Wilson, CNN, 30 Mar. 2023 An accomplished calligraphist, Mrs. Ordeman created the school’s iconic logo, which is still in use. Baltimore Sun, 7 Sep. 2022 This season brings together a diverse group of DIY-ers from woodworkers to balloon artists and calligraphists to costume makers. Aurelie Corinthios,, 13 Nov. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of calligraphist was in 1805

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“Calligraphist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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