[ lith-uh-graf, -grahf ]
See synonyms for: lithographlithographedlithographing on

  1. a print produced by lithography.

verb (used with object)
  1. to produce or copy by lithography.

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Origin of lithograph

First recorded in 1815–25; back formation from lithography

Words Nearby lithograph Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use lithograph in a sentence

  • The lithograph had been tacked up only the day before, but by this time half the boys in the neighboring country had examined it.

  • His reason for rejecting the etching in colour is as simple and rational as his reason for making the lithograph in colour.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • We lunched—badly—and he was bored with the church, though he had brought lithograph paper and colours to make a sketch of it.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell

British Dictionary definitions for lithograph


/ (ˈlɪθəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

  1. a print made by lithography

  1. (tr) to reproduce (pictures, text, etc) by lithography

Derived forms of lithograph

  • lithographic (ˌlɪθəˈɡræfɪk) or lithographical, adjective
  • lithographically, adverb

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