a person's own signature: He collects autographs of artists.
something written in a person's own hand, as a manuscript or letter.
written by a person's own hand: an autograph letter.
containing autographs: an autograph album.
to write one's name on or in; sign: to autograph a book.
to write with one's own hand.
- au·to·graph·ic [aw-tuh-graf-ik], /ˌɔ təˈgræf ɪk/, au·to·graph·i·cal, adjective
- au·to·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
- un·au·to·graphed, adjective
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How to use autograph in a sentence
Laughlin autographed hundreds of four packs ahead of the beer’s release in late January.Craig Laughlin will soon have a hat trick of beer collaborations, all for a good cause | Scott Allen | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Laughlin signed autographs and took photos with fans at a release party for his debut beer last February.Craig Laughlin will soon have a hat trick of beer collaborations, all for a good cause | Scott Allen | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Many in the audience pull out their cell phones to film her while they continue to dance, and more than a few of them come to ask for a picture or autograph.
He had “achieved celebrity status,” according to The Post’s coverage, signing autographs for the assembled lawmakers, congressional staffers and pages.‘Grace and humor’: The vice presidents who certified their own election losses | Gillian Brockell | January 2, 2021 | Washington Post
By the second year, after I proved I could play basketball, people were lining up to get my autograph.Ronnie Hogue, who broke barriers at University of Georgia, dies of covid-19 | Amber Ferguson | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
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 | THE 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.
Most of all, Lewis is immensely moved by the young black people who approach him for his autograph.Norm Lewis, Broadway’s First Black ‘Phantom,’ on Racism, Heroes, and Dream Roles | Tim Teeman | March 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“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 | THE DAILY BEAST
And people—reportedly less than 20, but still—actually showed up to meet the killer neighborhood watchman and get his autograph!
When Hans Nilsen left, he presented her with his greatest treasure, an autograph letter from Hauge to his mother.Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
If you write to ask for an autograph, always inclose a postage stamp for the answer.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
I am about to fall asleep when one of the passengers asks if I would mind signing my autograph for him.
Next morning there were more autograph books and several wireless messages from intimate friends wishing me bon voyage.
And in spite of everything, there is a mob at the station to see us off and autograph books are thrown at me from all sides.
British Dictionary definitions for autograph
a handwritten signature, esp that of a famous person
(as modifier): an autograph album
a person's handwriting
a book, document, etc, handwritten by its author; original manuscript; holograph
(as modifier): an autograph letter
to write one's signature on or in; sign
to write with one's own hand
- autographic (ˌɔːtəˈɡræfɪk) or autographical, adjective
- autographically, adverb
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