typographer

noun ty·pog·ra·pher \ tī-ˈpä-grə-fər \

Definition of typographer

: a person (such as a compositor, printer, or designer) who specializes in the design, choice, and arrangement of type matter

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Definition of typographer for English Language Learners

  • : a person whose job is to choose the style, arrangement, or appearance of printed letters on a page : a person who is skilled in typography


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