verb (used with object)
- autogenic training,
- autogenous vaccine,
Origin of autograph
Examples from the Web for autograph
It's nothing for someone to walk up to me in the store or at a restaurant and ask for an autograph or speak to me.Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex|Aurora Snow|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He struggled as television crews tried to mike him up for sound and seemed taken aback when delegates asked him for an autograph.
“The advertising guy would go out to restaurants and would be asked for his autograph all the time,” Brunelle says.Doppelgangers Really Do Exist: These People Are Strangers|Justin Jones|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And people—reportedly less than 20, but still—actually showed up to meet the killer neighborhood watchman and get his autograph!
Mother took me to see him in a department store,” she said years later, “and he asked for my autograph.Shirley Temple Survived Being the Biggest Child Star of All Time With Wit and Grace|Malcolm Jones|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their labels, unlike those of his second period, which are printed, bear his autograph inscription and signature.The Violin|George Dubourg
The "Query" written beneath the Drawing is in the autograph of the Artist.Dickens and His Illustrators|Frederic G. Kitton
This autograph must be written in a representative work of the author in question.The Bibliotaph|Leon H. Vincent
I thought you might care for the book because it is an autograph copy.The Bread Line|Albert Bigelow Paine
We dictate the most important telegrams, which pass unquestioned, without an autograph signature.Letters from an Old Railway Official|Charles DeLano Hine
- a handwritten signature, esp that of a famous person
- (as modifier)an autograph album
- a book, document, etc, handwritten by its author; original manuscript; holograph
- (as modifier)an autograph letter
Word Origin for autograph
"a person's signature," 1791, from Latin autographum, from Greek autographon, neuter of autographos "written with one's own hand," from autos- "self" (see auto-) + graphein "to write" (originally "to scratch;" see -graphy). Used earlier (1640s) to mean "author's own manuscript."
"to sign one's name," 1837, from autograph (n.). Related: Autographed; autographing. Earlier "to write with one's own hand" (1818).