stenographer

noun ste·nog·ra·pher \ stə-ˈnä-grə-fər \

Definition of stenographer

1 : a writer of shorthand
2 : a person employed chiefly to take and transcribe dictation

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First Known Use of stenographer

1809


STENOGRAPHER Defined for English Language Learners

stenographer

noun

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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