Definition of stenographer
1 : a writer of shorthand
2 : a person employed chiefly to take and transcribe dictation
Recent Examples of stenographer from the Web
The Supreme Court did not squarely answer the most pressing issue in the case: whether the public has a right to inspect and copy a stenographer’s audio recording.
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017 The White House press office had a stenographer in meetings with journalists in order to have an independent transcript of the interviews, a common practice, the former official said.
Update: A former official with the Obama White House contacted The Post to clarify that the transcript provided by Rhodes came from a stenographer in the room during the interview.
But aides often record interviews by government officials, and a former senior Obama White House official said there was no secret taping system in place, and that a stenographer always recorded meetings with journalists.
In this smudgy black-and-white film, a hunky young Alan Bates plays Vic Brown, an industrial draftsman and scruffy roughneck from Manchester who begins a fumbling romance with Ingrid (June Ritchie), a pretty stenographer who works at the plant.
On the morning of April 15th at five minutes to nine, Miss Jordan, the head stenographer, fainted from excitement into the arms of my junior partner.
Universal Pictures has optioned From the Corner of the Oval, a book proposal by former White House stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Per The Hollywood Reporter, the as-yet-untitled movie is based on From the Corner of the Oval, a book proposal by former White House stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein.
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Definition of stenographer for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to write down the words that someone says by using a special type of writing (called shorthand)
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