stenotype

play
noun steno·type \ˈste-nə-ˌtīp\

Definition of stenotype

  1. :  a small machine somewhat like a typewriter used to record speech by means of phonograms

stenotype

transitive verb

stenotypist

play \-ˌtī-pist\ noun

stenotypy

play \-ˌtī-pē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of stenotype

steno- (as in stenography) + type


First Known Use: 1913

Learn More about stenotype


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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