pic·​tog·​ra·​phy | \pik-ˈtä-grə-fē \

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Ken Falk is a graphic designer, the kind of dad who, upon seeing a magazine ad, might provide an impromptu discourse on pictography. Chris Ballard, SI.com, "The Smartest Basketball Mind Outside the NBA," 8 Mar. 2018

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1851, in the meaning defined above

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to express warning or disapproval

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