pho·​to·​fin·​ish·​er ˌfō-tō-ˈfi-ni-shər How to pronounce photofinisher (audio)
: one that develops and prints photographic film
photofinishing noun

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photofinisher was in 1915

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Cite this Entry

“Photofinisher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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