shorthand typist

Definition of shorthand typist

British
:someone whose job is to record in shorthand what is said and then type it

Word by Word Definitions

shorthand play
  1. : a method of writing rapidly by substituting characters, abbreviations, or symbols for letters, sounds, words, or phrases : stenography

  2. : something likened to shorthand especially in providing rapid or abbreviated communication or representation

typist play
  1. : a person who types especially as a job


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