- 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.
Origin of autograph
Related Words for autographendorsement, inscription, handwriting, seal, token, writing, signature, sign, engross, subscribe, pen, inscribe, endorse, handwrite, ink
Examples from the Web for autograph
Contemporary Examples of 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
December 27, 2014
He struggled as television crews tried to mike him up for sound and seemed taken aback when delegates asked him for an autograph.The Bizarro World Of Iowa’s GOP Convention
June 23, 2014
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
March 21, 2014
“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
March 18, 2014
And people—reportedly less than 20, but still—actually showed up to meet the killer neighborhood watchman and get his autograph!Fringe Factor: Liberal Professors Should Be Shot
March 16, 2014
Historical Examples of autograph
Pasted at the end is Coram's autograph letter, dated "June 10th, 1746."De Libris: Prose and Verse
It proved to be an autograph from the Flying Dutchman to his wife.A Virtuoso's Collection (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")
Mr. Clay expressed his satisfaction for his own in an autograph letter.Cleveland Past and Present
The autograph map (by Marquette) of the Mississippi, as discovered by him.
The Judge wrote his autograph in a book—and gave it to the fellow.Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective
Ellis Parker Butler
- 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
Word Origin for autograph
"to sign one's name," 1837, from autograph (n.). Related: Autographed; autographing. Earlier "to write with one's own hand" (1818).