printer's devil

noun

Definition of printer's devil

: an apprentice in a printing office

First Known Use of printer's devil

1716, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about printer's devil

Statistics for printer's devil

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for printer's devil

The first known use of printer's devil was in 1716

See more words from the same year

Comments on printer's devil

What made you want to look up printer's devil? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a period when something is suspended

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!