type·​write ˈtīp-ˌrīt How to pronounce typewrite (audio)
typewrote ˈtīp-ˌrōt How to pronounce typewrite (audio) ; typewritten ˈtīp-ˌri-tᵊn How to pronounce typewrite (audio)

Examples of typewrite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a letter typewritten in red ink, Gamboa expressed his anger at seven members of Asco II (including Gronk) over unprofessional behavior. Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2023

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Word History


back-formation from typewriter

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of typewrite was in 1887

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“Typewrite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/typewrite. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition


type·​write ˈtī-ˌprīt How to pronounce typewrite (audio)
typewrote; typewritten; typewriting

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