photographer

noun pho·tog·ra·pher \ fə-ˈtä-grə-fər \

Definition of photographer

:one who practices photography; especially :one who makes a business of taking photographs

Examples of photographer in a Sentence

  1. He worked for the magazine as a fashion photographer.

  2. we'll need to choose a photographer for the wedding

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First Known Use of photographer

1842

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PHOTOGRAPHER Defined for English Language Learners

photographer

noun

Definition of photographer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who takes photographs especially as a job



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